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Hosted by Antonio Elmaleh, the author of the acclaimed novel The Ones They Left Behind, “Uncovering the Civil War” brings to life interesting, little-known, or even unknown, facts about the Civil War, and how people, places, and events during the Civil War impact our lives today.

"Uncovering the Civil War” is especially created for anyone interested in American history, the Civil War/Reconstruction, educators, and students. Our goal is to get a “Wow! I never knew that! They didn’t teach us that in school!” reaction to the subjects and topics we will be covering. This panel-style discussion – where the host, author Antonio Elmaleh, and his guests share their knowledge and expertise about all things Civil War-related – will leave listeners feeling more connected to our past, with a greater understanding of our present, and a new perspective on our future.

"Uncovering the Civil War" is produced by Antonio Elmaleh, Joe Marich and Chandra Years.

Uncovering the Civil War Host: Antonio Elmaleh

    • Society & Culture

Hosted by Antonio Elmaleh, the author of the acclaimed novel The Ones They Left Behind, “Uncovering the Civil War” brings to life interesting, little-known, or even unknown, facts about the Civil War, and how people, places, and events during the Civil War impact our lives today.

"Uncovering the Civil War” is especially created for anyone interested in American history, the Civil War/Reconstruction, educators, and students. Our goal is to get a “Wow! I never knew that! They didn’t teach us that in school!” reaction to the subjects and topics we will be covering. This panel-style discussion – where the host, author Antonio Elmaleh, and his guests share their knowledge and expertise about all things Civil War-related – will leave listeners feeling more connected to our past, with a greater understanding of our present, and a new perspective on our future.

"Uncovering the Civil War" is produced by Antonio Elmaleh, Joe Marich and Chandra Years.

    Episode 129: Uncovering "Uncovering the Civil War"

    Episode 129: Uncovering "Uncovering the Civil War"

    "Uncovering the Civil War" wraps up its first season with this special 90 minute look back at our first twenty-eight episodes. Join host Antonio Elmaleh for a wide-ranging discussion as we uncover "Uncovering the Civil War!"

    • 1 hr 30 min
    Episode 128: Uncovering the Navies of the Civil War, Part II

    Episode 128: Uncovering the Navies of the Civil War, Part II

    In the second part of our special two-part series, Pulitzer Prize for History recipient James M. McPherson joins host Antonio Elmaleh for an in-depth look at the navies of the Civil War and uncover the strategic roles they played in determining the outcome of the war.

    • 36 min
    Episode 127: Uncovering the Navies of the Civil War, Part I

    Episode 127: Uncovering the Navies of the Civil War, Part I

    In the first part of our very special two-part series, Pulitzer Prize for History recipient James M. McPherson joins host Antonio Elmaleh for an in-depth look at the navies of the Civil War. Join us as we uncover the strategic roles the navies played in determining the outcome of the war.

    • 45 min
    Episode 126: Uncovering Reconstruction

    Episode 126: Uncovering Reconstruction

    Arguably no other time period in American history is as important but also as misunderstood as Reconstruction. Our guest this episode is Eric Foner, a leading expert on the post-Civil War era and the recipient of the Pulitzer Prize for History for his book, "The Fiery Trial: Abraham Lincoln and American Slavery." Join us as we discuss the impact of Reconstruction on the United States, both then and now.

    • 1 hr 2 min
    Episode 125: Uncovering the Vicksburg Campaign, Part II

    Episode 125: Uncovering the Vicksburg Campaign, Part II

    Join us for part II of our discussion with Terry Winschel, former Chief Historian of Vicksburg National Military Park, as we uncover the crucial campaign for Vicksburg - and control of the Mississippi River - during the Civil War. Whoever controlled the river would control the fate of the war and, by extension, the fate of the United States. Join us for a mesmerizing, entertaining episode!

    • 49 min
    Episode 124: Uncovering the Vicksburg Campaign, Part I

    Episode 124: Uncovering the Vicksburg Campaign, Part I

    We welcome Terry Winschel, former Chief Historian of Vicksburg National Military Park, as our guest for a special two-part series uncovering the crucial campaign for Vicksburg - and control of the Mississippi River - during the Civil War. Whoever controlled the river would control the fate of the war and, by extension, the fate of the United States. Join us for a mesmerizing, entertaining discussion!

    • 53 min

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