Three of America’s most distinguished Civil War historians return to discuss Gettysburg, one of the bloodiest and most haunting battles of the Civil War, which in three days forever changed the course of American history.
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Edward G. Lengel gives a fresh look at General Washington as a military commander, offering insights into his strengths and weaknesses. (Presented in collaboration with the Foreign Policy Research Institute.)
Marc A. Genest discusses how the American rebels undercut British conventional military advantages. (Presented in collaboration with the Foreign Policy Research Institute.)
Historian and author Kenneth T. Jackson examines New York City’s decline after World War II, revealing how it recovered to once again become the greatest city in the world.
Mike Wallace evaluates how World War II catapulted New York City to the center of the world, ultimately causing it to emerge as the cultural and economic seat of an American new-style empire.