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Conversations on the Civil War, 1865: the War in Fiction

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  (Note: this program was originally scheduled  for 02/20/15)

  The University of South Carolina’s College of Arts and Humanities and Institute for Southern Studies concludes its series Conversations on the Civil War with a look back to 1865, the end of the war, the beginning of freedom for thousands of slaves, and the period of Reconstruction in the South.

The first guest in this series of conversations, recorded before an audience at USC’s Capstone Conference Center, is Dr. Robert H. Brinkmeyer, a professor of English and Southern Studies at the university. He talks with Dr. Edgar about fictional representation of the Civil War.

- All Stations: Fri, Feb 27, 12 pm | News Stations: Sun, Mar 01, 4 pm -

Alfred Turner is a familiar voice to many listeners, having hosted past programs such as The Morning Concert, Standard Time and various specials. He is currently South Carolina Public Radio’s webmaster, and producer for Walter Edgar's Journal South Carolina from A to Z, as well as co-producer of Spoleto Today.