Jefferson Davis: American

Aug 1, 2016

Dr. William J. Cooper, Jr.
Credit Louisiana State University

  (Originally broadcast 02/07/15) -In an encore from the 2015 series, Conversations on the Civil War, sponsored by the University of South Carolina’s College of Arts and Humanities, William Cooper talks with Walter Edgar about the life of Jefferson Davis, an American soldier and politician who became president of the Confederate States of America. 

Dr. William J. Cooper, Jr.,  is the Boyd professor of history at Louisiana State University, and the author of Jefferson Davis and the Civil War Era (2013, LSU Press) and Jefferson Davis, American (2000, Knopf) winner of the Los Angeles Times Book Prize. 

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