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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 407 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.

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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About the photo at the top of our website: The photo is of the Engineers of the 8th N.Y. State Militia, 1861, listening to Civil War Talk Radio on their Jukebox....one of the lesser known Impediments of War.


News from CWTR World HQ:

Sep 27, 2017
Scheduled guest:
Jeff Richman, "The Gallant Sims": A Civil War Hero Rediscovered

Oct 4, 2017
Scheduled guest:
Kenneth Heineman, Civil War Dynasty: The Ewing Family of Ohio

Oct 11, 2017
Scheduled guest:
Cate Lineberry, Be Free or Die: The Amazing Story of Robert Smalls' Escape from Slavery to Union Hero

Oct 18, 2017
Scheduled guest:
Joan Waugh, co-author, The American War

Oct 25, 2017
Scheduled guest:
D.H. Dilbeck, A More Civil War: How the Union Waged a Just War

Nov 1, 2017
Scheduled guest:
Carleton Young, Voices from the Attic: The Williamstown Boys in the Civil War

Nov 8, 2017
Scheduled guest:
Gary Kross, Gettysburg Licensed Battlefield Guide

Nov 15, 2017
Scheduled guest:
Gordon Rhea, On to Petersburg: Grant and Lee, June 4-15, 1864

Nov 22, 2017
Scheduled guest:
No show - Thanksgiving

Nov 29, 2017
Scheduled guest:
Anthony Waskie, Philadelphia and the Civil War: Arsenal of the Union

Dec 6, 2017
Scheduled guest:
Sam Elliot, John C. Brown of Tennessee: Rebel, Redeemer, and Railroader