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James McPherson discusses his book "Battle Cry of Freedom: The Civil War Era" ; part 1

BROADCAST: Jun. 6, 1989 | DURATION: 00:33:13


Historian James McPherson discusses the his book, "Battle Cry of Freedom: The Civil War Era." McPerson explores the American Civil War and talks about some Civil War music. He also discusses the reasoning behind the Civil War and some of the key figures during that time and how many songs came to be written about the battles and leaders.