This Is Our Story: The Civil War (4/14/1959)

April 9, 2021, 11:00 pm

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Soldier guarding U.S. Model 1857 12-Pounder Napoleon Field Gun (

The American Civil War began on April 12, 1861.  In tonight’s program, first heard on WFMT in 1959, Studs Terkel conveys the story of the Blue and the Grey through poetry, folk songs, and storytelling.