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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 418 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 14 - 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.

1419
The First Republican Army

John  Matsui February 7, 2018

John Matsui, author of "The First Republican Army"


1418
The Old North State at War: The North Carolina Civil War Atlas

Michael  Hill January 31, 2018

Michael Hill, co-author of "The Old North State at War: The North Carolina Civil War Atlas"


1417
Phantoms of the South Fork: Captain McNeill and his Rangers

Steve  French January 24, 2018

Steve French, author of "Phantoms of the South Fork: Captain McNeill and his Rangers"


1416
The Presidency of US Grant

Charles  Calhoun January 17, 2018

Charles Calhoun, author of "The Presidency of US Grant"


1415
Fortunes Fool: A Life of John Wilkes Booth

Terry  Alford January 10, 2018

Terry Alford, author of "Fortunes Fool: A Life of John Wilkes Booth"


1414
John C. Brown of Tennessee: Rebel, Redeemer, and Railroader

Sam  Elliot December 6, 2017

Sam Elliot, author of "John C. Brown of Tennessee: Rebel, Redeemer, and Railroader"


1413
Philadelphia and the Civil War: Arsenal of the Union

Anthony  Waskie November 29, 2017

Anthony Waskie, author of "Philadelphia and the Civil War: Arsenal of the Union"


1412
On to Petersburg: Grant and Lee, June 4-15, 1864

Gordon  Rhea November 15, 2017

Gordon Rhea, author of "On to Petersburg: Grant and Lee, June 4-15, 1864"


1411
Gary Kross, Gettysburg Licensed Battlefield Guide

Gary  Kross November 8, 2017

Gary Kross, Gettysburg Licensed Battlefield Guide


1410
Voices from the Attic: The Williamstown Boys in the Civil War

Carleton  Young November 1, 2017

Carleton Young, author of "Voices from the Attic: The Williamstown Boys in the Civil War"


1409
A More Civil War: How the Union Waged a Just War

D.H.  Dilbeck October 25, 2017

D.H. Dilbeck, author of "A More Civil War: How the Union Waged a Just War"


1408
The American War: A History of the Civil War Era

Joan  Waugh October 18, 2017

Joan Waugh, co-author of "The American War: A History of the Civil War Era"


1407
Be Free or Die: The Amazing Story of Robert Smalls Escape from Slavery to Union Hero

Cate  Lineberry October 11, 2017

Cate Lineberry, author of "Be Free or Die: The Amazing Story of Robert Smalls Escape from Slavery to Union Hero"


1406
Civil War Dynasty: The Ewing Family of Ohio

Kenneth  Heineman October 4, 2017

Kenneth Heineman, author of "Civil War Dynasty: The Ewing Family of Ohio"


1405
"The Gallant Sims": A Civil War Hero Rediscovered

Jeff  Richman September 27, 2017

Jeff Richman, author of "The Gallant Sims: A Civil War Hero Rediscovered"


1404
Shriver House Museum

Nancie  Gudmestad September 20, 2017

Nancie W. Gudmestad, Director of the Shriver House Museum in Gettysburg, PA.


1403
The Civil War as a Theological Crisis

Mark A.  Noll September 13, 2017

Mark A. Noll, author of "The Civil War as a Theological Crisis"


1402
Muskets & Applejack: Spirits, Soldiers, and the Civil War

Mark  Will-Weber September 6, 2017

Mark Will-Weber, author of "Muskets & Applejack: Spirits, Soldiers, and the Civil War"


1401
The Army of the Potomac in the Overland and Petersburg Campaigns: Union Soldiers and Trench Warfare

Steven E.  Sodergren August 30, 2017

We start our 14th season, and 400th show, with Steven E. Sodergren, author of "The Army of the Potomac in the Overland and Petersburg Campaigns: Union Soldiers and Trench Warfare, 1864-1865"


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News from CWTR World HQ:

Feb 14, 2018
Scheduled guest:
Daniel Crofts, Lincoln and the Politics of Slavery: The Other Thirteenth Amendment and the Struggle to Save the Union

Feb 21, 2018
Scheduled guest:
Paula Whitacre, A Civil Life in an Uncivil Time: Julia Wilbur's Struggle for Purpose

Feb 28, 2018
Scheduled guest:
Eric Lee Smith, designer of Battle Hymn: Gettysburg & Pea Ridge and other Civil War games
Link: Compass Games Website
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Mar 7, 2018
Scheduled guest:
Spring Break at ECU, no live show.
Party!
Gerry on Spring Break

Mar 14, 2018
Scheduled guest:
Matt Borowick, The Civil War Round Table Handbook

Mar 21, 2018
Scheduled guest:
Michael Fitzgerald, Reconstruction in Alabama: From Civil War to Redemption in the Cotton South