Caption: City Point, VA (1865), Credit: Library of Congress
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City Point, VA (1865) 

Civil War 150th: Questions Remain

From: BackStory with the American History Guys
Series: The Civil War, 150 Years Later
Length: 54:00

In this third part of BackStory's "Civil War 150th" series, the History Guys host a special listener Q&A. Over the course of the hour, they answer a wide range of questions about the Civil War and its importance today. Read the full description.

Soldier_and_cannon_small In this third part of BackStory's “Civil War 150th” series, the History Guys present a special listener Q & A. The episode picks up on some of the themes of the previous two “Civil War 150th” episodes, and puts a number of new questions on the table. What role did religion play in the lead-up to war? Why did Abraham Lincoln free the slaves in the Confederate states before he freed the slaves in the loyal states? What is the relevance of the Civil War today?

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Piece Description

In this third part of BackStory's “Civil War 150th” series, the History Guys present a special listener Q & A. The episode picks up on some of the themes of the previous two “Civil War 150th” episodes, and puts a number of new questions on the table. What role did religion play in the lead-up to war? Why did Abraham Lincoln free the slaves in the Confederate states before he freed the slaves in the loyal states? What is the relevance of the Civil War today?

Timing and Cues

SHOW RUNDOWN

00:00 – 00:59 BILLBOARD
IC: From VFH Radio in Charlottesville, Virginia, this is Backstory.
OC: First, this news.

01:00 – 05:59 NEWS HOLE

06:00 – 18:59 SEG A
IC: Major Production Support for BackStory…
OC: We’ll be back in a minute.

6:00-11:50 Intro / The Civil War Today
The History Guys discuss some of the reasons the Civil War is worth discussing today.

11:50-18:59 Listener Calls

19:00 – 19:59 STATION BREAK 1 (MUSIC BED)

20:00 – 38:59 SEG B
IC: This is BackStory, the show that looks at history…
OC: We’ll be back in a minute.

20:00 – 38:59 Listener Calls

39:00 – 39:59 STATION BREAK 2 (MUSIC BED)

40:00 – 59:00 SEG C
IC: We’re back with BackStory…
OC: …VFH Radio at the Virginia Foundation for the Humanities.

40:00 – 42:26 Tweeting the Civil War
Brian challenges Ed and Peter to sum up the importance of the Civil War, in 140 characters or less.

42:26 – 57:43 Listener Calls

57:43 – 58:59 PRODUCTION/FUNDING CREDITS

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Contact: Producer, Tony Field (434) 924-8922, tfield@virginia.edu

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