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Our website is dedicated to Civil War Talk Radio (CWTR). 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. There are currently 376 Hours of interviews available for your listening pleasure. Use this site to view show information, download the MP3 files, listen to the MP3 files and get additional information on guests.


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Season 13 - Latest shows listed below.

Click on the Episode Title for additional information on episode, links to download or listen to episode and a transcript of Gerry's monologue.

1312
Guarding Greensboro: A Confederate Company in the Making of a Southern Community

G. Ward  Hubbs November 16, 2016

G. Ward Hubbs, author of "Guarding Greensboro: A Confederate Company in the Making of a Southern Community"


1311
Amiable Scoundrel: Simon Cameron, Lincolns Scandalous Secretary of War

Paul  Kahan November 9, 2016

Paul Kahan, author of "Amiable Scoundrel: Simon Cameron, Lincolns Scandalous Secretary of War"


1310
The Long Shadow of the Civil War & "Free State of Jones"

Victoria  Bynum November 2, 2016

Victoria Bynum, author of "The Long Shadow of the Civil War: Southern Dissent and Its Legacies" and the movie "Free State of Jones"


1309
Morgans Great Raid: The Remarkable Expedition from Kentucky to Ohio

David  Mowery October 26, 2016

David Mowery, author of "Morgans Great Raid: The Remarkable Expedition from Kentucky to Ohio"


1308
Lincolns Bold Lion: The Life and Times of Brigadier General Martin Davis Hardin

James  Huffstodt October 19, 2016

James Huffstodt, author of "Lincolns Bold Lion: The Life and Times of Brigadier General Martin Davis Hardin"


1307
The Confederate Press in the Crucible of the American Civil War

Debra Reddin  Van Tuyll October 12, 2016

Debra Reddin Van Tuyll, author of "The Confederate Press in the Crucible of the American Civil War"


1306
Patrick Henry Jones: Irish American, Civil War General, and Gilded Age Politician

Mark  Dunkelman October 5, 2016

Mark Dunkelman, author of "Patrick Henry Jones: Irish American, Civil War General, and Gilded Age Politician"


1305
The American Civil War Museum, Richmond

Cathy  Wright September 28, 2016

Cathy Wright, curator at The American Civil War Museum in Richmond, VA


1304
The Gentlemen and the Roughs: Violence, Honor, and Manhood in the Union Army

Lorien  Foote September 21, 2016

Lorien Foote, author of "The Gentlemen and the Roughs: Violence, Honor, and Manhood in the Union Army"


1303
A Long and Bloody Task: The Atlanta Campaign from Dalton through Kennesaw to the Chattahoochee

Stephen  Davis September 14, 2016

Stephen Davis, author of "A Long and Bloody Task: The Atlanta Campaign from Dalton through Kennesaw to the Chattahoochee, May 5-July 18, 1864"


1302
The Slaves Cause: A History of Abolition

Manisha  Sinha September 7, 2016

Manisha Sinha, author of "The Slaves Cause: A History of Abolition"


1301
The Civil War Trust

Garry  Adelman August 31, 2016

Garry Adelman, Director of History and Education at the Civil War Trust


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News from CWTR World HQ:

Nov 2, 2016
Scheduled guest: Victoria Bynum, The Long Shadow of the Civil War: Southern Dissent and Its Legacies and "Free State of Jones" (movie)

Nov 9, 2016
Scheduled guest: Paul Kahan, Amiable Scoundrel: Simon Cameron, Lincoln's Scandalous Secretary of War

Nov 16, 2016
Scheduled guest: G. Ward Hubbs, Guarding Greensboro: A Confederate Company in the Making of a Southern Community

Nov 23, 2016
Scheduled guest:
No Live Show, Thanksgiving

Nov 30, 2016
Scheduled guest: M. R. Cordell, Courageous Women of the Civil War: Soldiers, Spies, Medics, and More

Dec 7, 2016
Scheduled guest: Ronald S. Coddington, Faces of the Civil War Navies: An Album of Union and Confederate Sailors

Dec 14, 2016
Scheduled guest: Tiya Miles, Tales From the Haunted South: Dark Tourism and Memories of Slavery from the Civil War Era

Dec 21, 2016
Scheduled guest:
No Live Show, Winter Break

Dec 28, 2016
Scheduled guest:
No Live Show, Winter Break

Jan 4, 2017
Scheduled guest:
No Live Show, Winter Break

Jan 11, 2017
Scheduled guest:
Dan Welch (co-author with Robert Orrison), The Last Road North: A Guide to the Gettysburg Campaign, 1863

Jan 18, 2017
Scheduled guest:
Pamela Toler, (i>Heroines of Mercy Street: The Real Nurses of the Civil War

Jan 25, 2017
Scheduled guest:
Matt Hulbert, The Ghosts of Guerrilla Memory: How Civil War Bushwhackers Became Gunslingers in the American West