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Civil War Talk Radio

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CWTR is a weekly, hour long, intenet-based talk radio show hosted by Gerry Prokopowicz of East Carolina University. Each week, Gerry interviews leading historians, authors, enthusiasts, etc. on all things Civil War related.

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CWTR is a weekly, hour long, intenet-based talk radio show hosted by Gerry Prokopowicz of East Carolina University. Each week, Gerry interviews leading historians, authors, enthusiasts, etc. on all things Civil War related.

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156 Ratings
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Radio America ads Horrible

By jfc kiki - May 26 2020
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Great podcast, very informative. I enjoy his opening monologues. The title music mix is distracting. But the underwriting Voice America channel has the worst, and I mean absolute garbage, their ads. Ugh.

Favorite Civil War podcast

By too many likes! - Feb 01 2020
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Excellent guests and thoughtful questions.

iTunes Ratings

156 Ratings
Average Ratings
106
23
11
6
10

Radio America ads Horrible

By jfc kiki - May 26 2020
Read more
Great podcast, very informative. I enjoy his opening monologues. The title music mix is distracting. But the underwriting Voice America channel has the worst, and I mean absolute garbage, their ads. Ugh.

Favorite Civil War podcast

By too many likes! - Feb 01 2020
Read more
Excellent guests and thoughtful questions.
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Civil War Talk Radio

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CWTR is a weekly, hour long, intenet-based talk radio show hosted by Gerry Prokopowicz of East Carolina University. Each week, Gerry interviews leading historians, authors, enthusiasts, etc. on all things Civil War related.

Rank #1: 705-Kenneth W. Noe-Reluctant Rebels

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Dr. Kenneth W. Noe, author of 'Reluctant Rebels: The Confederates Who Joined the Army after 1861'

Oct 08 2010

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Rank #2: 612-Joan Waugh-U. S. Grant: American Hero, American Myth

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Joan Waugh, author of 'U. S. Grant: American Hero, American Myth.'

Dec 11 2009

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Rank #3: 1613-Donald L. Miller-Vicksburg: Grants Campaign That Broke the Confederacy

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Donald L. Miller, author of "Vicksburg: Grants Campaign That Broke the Confederacy"

Nov 20 2019

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Rank #4: 1429-Michael Hardy-General Lee s Immortals: The Battles and Campaigns of the Branch-Lane Brigade in the Army of Northern Virginia, 1861-1865

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Michael Hardy, author of "General Lee s Immortals: The Battles and Campaigns of the Branch-Lane Brigade in the Army of Northern Virginia, 1861-1865"

Apr 25 2018

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Rank #5: 917-Tony Horowitz-Midnight Rising: John Brown and the Raid That Sparked the Civil War

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Tony Horowitz, author of "Midnight Rising: John Brown and the Raid That Sparked the Civil War."

Feb 22 2013

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Rank #6: 527-Charles B. Dew-Apostles of Disunion

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Charles B. Dew, author of 'Apostles of Disunion: Southern Secession Commissioners and the Causes of the Civil War.'

Jun 12 2009

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Rank #7: 522-Dana B. Shoaf-Civil War Magazines

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Dana B. Shoaf, editor of both America's Civil War and Civil War Times Magazines

May 01 2009

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Rank #8: 704-James W. Loewen-The Confederate and Neo-Confederate Reader: The 'Great Truth' about the 'Lost Cause'

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James W. Loewen, author of 'The Confederate and Neo-Confederate Reader: The 'Great Truth' about the 'Lost Cause''

Oct 01 2010

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Rank #9: 802-Wallace Hettle-Inventing Stonewall Jackson

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Wallace Hettle, author of "Inventing Stonewall Jackson: A Civil War Hero in History and Memory."

Sep 09 2011

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Rank #10: 1505-Kirk Savage-Standing Soldiers, Kneeling Slaves: Race, War, and Monument in Nineteenth-Century America

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Kirk Savage, author of "Standing Soldiers, Kneeling Slaves: Race, War, and Monument in Nineteenth-Century America"

Oct 03 2018

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Rank #11: 1532-Gary Gallagher-Civil War Places: Seeing the Conflict through the Eyes of Its Leading Historians

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Gary Gallagher, editor of "Civil War Places: Seeing the Conflict through the Eyes of Its Leading Historians"

May 15 2019

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Rank #12: 1421-Paula Whitacre-A Civil Life in an Uncivil Time: Julia Wilburs Struggle for Purpose

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Paula Whitacre, author of "A Civil Life in an Uncivil Time: Julia Wilburs Struggle for Purpose"

Feb 21 2018

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Rank #13: 622-Christopher J. Einolf-George Thomas, the 3rd 'Greatest' Union General?

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Christopher J. Einolf, author of 'George Thomas: Virginian for the Union.'

Apr 16 2010

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Rank #14: 912-John Jakes-The "North and South" Trilogy

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John Jakes, auhtor of the "North and South" Trilogy.

Dec 07 2012

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Rank #15: 910-Bobby Horton-Civil War Era Music

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Bobby Horton, multi-instrumentalist and composer of Civil War era music.

Nov 16 2012

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Rank #16: 606-Elizabeth R. Varon-Disunion!: The Coming of the American Civil War

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Elizabeth R. Varon, author of 'Disunion!: The Coming of the American Civil War, 1789-1859.'

Oct 02 2009

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Rank #17: 1022-Robert I. Girardi-The Civil War Generals: Comrades, Peers, Rivals-In Their Own Words

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Robert I. Girardi, author of "The Civil War Generals: Comrades, Peers, Rivals-In Their Own Words."

Apr 02 2014

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Rank #18: 1431-Thomas Huntington-Maine Roads to Gettysburg: How Joshua Chamberlain, Oliver Howard, and 4,000 Men from the Pine Tree State Helped Win the Civil Wars Bloodiest Battle

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Thomas Huntington, author of "Maine Roads to Gettysburg: How Joshua Chamberlain, Oliver Howard, and 4,000 Men from the Pine Tree State Helped Win the Civil Wars Bloodiest Battle."

May 16 2018

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Rank #19: 1016-Gerry Prokopowicz-Did Lincoln Own Slaves?...and more.

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Gerry Prokopowicz, author of "Did Lincoln Own Slaves?" Gerry discusses Lincoln and other topics in this special call-in show where listeners get to talk directly with Gerry and ask any questions they may have about the Lincoln, the Civil War and more.

Feb 12 2014

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Rank #20: 1331-Drew Gruber-Civil War Trails, Inc.

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Drew Gruber, Executive Director of Civil War Trails, Inc.

May 10 2017

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1710-Robert E. May-Yuletide in Dixie: Slavery, Christmas, and Southern Memory

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Robert E. May, author of "Yuletide in Dixie: Slavery, Christmas, and Southern Memory"

Nov 11 2020

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1709-Thavolia Glymph-The Womens Fight: The Civil Wars Battles for Home, Freedom, and Nation

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Thavolia Glymph, author of "The Womens Fight: The Civil Wars Battles for Home, Freedom, and Nation"

Oct 28 2020

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1708-David Dixon-Radical Warrior: August Willichs Journey from German Revolutionary to Union General

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David Dixon, author of "Radical Warrior: August Willichs Journey from German Revolutionary to Union General"

Oct 21 2020

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1707-H.W. Brands-The Zealot and the Emancipator

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H.W. Brands, author of "The Zealot and the Emancipator"

Oct 14 2020

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1706-Gary Gallagher-The Enduring Civil War: Reflections on the Great American Crisis

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Gary Gallagher, author of "The Enduring Civil War: Reflections on the Great American Crisis"

Oct 07 2020

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1705-Mark Dunkelman-Gettysburgs Unknown Soldier: The Life, Death, and Celebrity of Amos Humiston

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Mark Dunkelman, author of "Gettysburgs Unknown Soldier: The Life, Death, and Celebrity of Amos Humiston"

Sep 23 2020

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1704-Niels Eichhorn-Liberty and Slavery: European Separatists, Southern Secession, and the American Civil War

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Niels Eichhorn, author of "Liberty and Slavery: European Separatists, Southern Secession, and the American Civil War"

Sep 16 2020

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1703-Sharon S. MacDonald-Carrying the Colors: The Life and Legacy of Medal of Honor Recipient Andrew Jackson Smith

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Sharon S. MacDonald, co-author of "Carrying the Colors: The Life and Legacy of Medal of Honor Recipient Andrew Jackson Smith"

Sep 09 2020

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1702-William L. Barney-Rebels in the Making: The Secession Crisis and the Birth of the Confederacy

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William L. Barney, author of "Rebels in the Making: The Secession Crisis and the Birth of the Confederacy"

Sep 02 2020

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1701-Ted Widmer-Lincoln on the Verge: Thirteen Days to Washington

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Ted Widmer, author of "Lincoln on the Verge: Thirteen Days to Washington"

Aug 26 2020

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1637-Kenneth R. Rutherford-Americas Buried History: Land Mines in the Civil War

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Kenneth R. Rutherford, author of "Americas Buried History: Land Mines in the Civil War"

Jun 24 2020

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1636-Rachel Lance-In the Waves: My Quest to Solve the Mystery of a Civil War Submarine

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Rachel Lance, author of "In the Waves: My Quest to Solve the Mystery of a Civil War Submarine"

Jun 17 2020

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1635-J. Matthew Gallman-Lens of War: Exploring Iconic Photographs of the Civil War

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J. Matthew Gallman, co-editor of "Lens of War: Exploring Iconic Photographs of the Civil War"

Jun 10 2020

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1634-Christopher Klein-When the Irish Invaded Canada: The Incredible True Story of the Civil War Veterans who for Irelands Freedom

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Christopher Klein, author of "When the Irish Invaded Canada: The Incredible True Story of the Civil War Veterans who for Irelands Freedom"

Jun 03 2020

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1633-Zachery Fry-Republic in the Ranks: Loyalty and Dissent in the Army of the Potomac

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Zachery Fry, author of "Republic in the Ranks: Loyalty and Dissent in the Army of the Potomac"

May 27 2020

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1632-Brian P. Luskey-Men is Cheap: Exposing the Frauds of Free Labor in Civil War America

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Brian P. Luskey, author of "Men is Cheap: Exposing the Frauds of Free Labor in Civil War America"

May 13 2020

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1631-Robert M. (Bert) Dunkerly-To the Bitter End: Appomattox, Bennett Place, and the Surrenders of the Confederacy

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Robert M. (Bert) Dunkerly, author of "To the Bitter End: Appomattox, Bennett Place, and the Surrenders of the Confederacy"

Apr 29 2020

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1630-Evan Kutzler-Living By Inches: The Smells, Sounds, Tastes, and Feeling of Captivity in Civil War Prisons

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Evan Kutzler, author of "Living By Inches: The Smells, Sounds, Tastes, and Feeling of Captivity in Civil War Prisons"

Apr 22 2020

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1629-Heather Cox Richardson-How the South Won the Civil War: Oligarchy, Democracy, and the Continuing Fight for the Soul of America

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Heather Cox Richardson, author of "How the South Won the Civil War: Oligarchy, Democracy, and the Continuing Fight for the Soul of America"

Apr 15 2020

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1628-Timothy Silver-An Environmental History of the Civil War

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Timothy Silver, co-author of "An Environmental History of the Civil War" (co-author with Judkin Browning)

Apr 08 2020

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iTunes Ratings

156 Ratings
Average Ratings
106
23
11
6
10

Radio America ads Horrible

By jfc kiki - May 26 2020
Read more
Great podcast, very informative. I enjoy his opening monologues. The title music mix is distracting. But the underwriting Voice America channel has the worst, and I mean absolute garbage, their ads. Ugh.

Favorite Civil War podcast

By too many likes! - Feb 01 2020
Read more
Excellent guests and thoughtful questions.