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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 308+ 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 11 - 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.

1113
Belligerent Muse: Five Northern Writers and How They Shaped Our Understanding of the Civil War

Stephen  Cushman December 10, 2014

Stephen Cushman, author of "Belligerent Muse: Five Northern Writers and How They Shaped Our Understanding of the Civil War" (Lincoln, Whitman, Sherman, Bierce, Chamberlain)


1112
A Generation at War: the Civil War era in a Northern Community

Nicole  Etcheson December 3, 2014

Nicole Etcheson, author of "A Generation at War: the Civil War era in a Northern Community"


1111
A Broken Regiment: The 16th Connecticut's Civil War

Lesley J.  Gordon November 19, 2014

Lesley J. Gordon, author of "A Broken Regiment : The 16th Connecticut's Civil War."


1110
Remembering the Civil War: Reunion and the Limits of Reconciliation

Caroline E.  Janney November 5, 2014

Caroline E. Janney, author of "Remembering the Civil War: Reunion and the Limits of Reconciliation"


1109
Iron Afloat: The Story of the Confederate Armorclads and Maritime Archaeology.

William N.  Still, Jr. October 29, 2014

William N. Still, Jr., author of "Iron Afloat: The Story of the Confederate Armorclads" and Civil War Maritime Archaeology.


1108
Commander Will Cushing: Daredevil Hero of the Civil War

Jamie  Malanowski October 22, 2014

Jamie Malanowski, author of "Commander Will Cushing: Daredevil Hero of the Civil War."


1107
Civil War Battlefield Tours

Brigadier General John "Jack"  Mountcastle October 15, 2014

Brigadier General John "Jack" Mountcastle (Retired), about Civil War Battlefield Tours.


1106
North Carolina Historic Sites

Keith  Hardison October 8, 2014

Keith Hardison, Director, North Carolina Historic Sites.


1105
The Fishing Creek Confederacy A Story of Civil War Draft Resistance

Rick  Sauers October 1, 2014

Rick Sauers, author of "The Fishing Creek Confederacy A Story of Civil War Draft Resistance."


1104
Loathing Lincoln: An American Tradition from the Civil War to the Present

John  Barr September 24, 2014

John Barr, author of "Loathing Lincoln: An American Tradition from the Civil War to the Present."


1103
"Civil War on the Western Border"

Jason  Roe September 17, 2014

Jason Roe, digital editor of "Civil War on the Western Border"


1102
The Roll of U.S. Navy and Marines in the Civil War

Chuck  Veit September 10, 2014

Chuck Veit Pres, Navy & Marine Living Hist Assn, author of "A Dog Before a Soldier"


1101
With Malice Toward Some: Treason and Loyalty in the Civil War Era

William  Blair September 3, 2014

William Blair, author of "With Malice Toward Some: Treason and Loyalty in the Civil War Era."


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News from CWTR World HQ:

Oct 29, 2014
Scheduled guest:
William N. Still, Jr. "Iron Afloat: The Story of the Confederate Armorclads" and maritime archaeology.

Nov 5, 2014
Scheduled guest:
Caroline E. Janney, "Remembering the Civil War: Reunion and the Limits of Reconciliation"

Nov 12, 2014
Scheduled guest:
Had to reschedule....stand by for guest, if we can schedule on in time.

Nov 19, 2014
Scheduled guest:
Lesley J. Gordon, "A Broken Regiment : The 16th Connecticut's Civil War"

Nov 26, 2014
Scheduled guest:
Thanksgiving Break - No Live Show.

Dec 3, 2014
Scheduled guest:
Nicole Etcheson, "A Generation at War : the Civil War era in a Northern Community"

Dec 10, 2014
Scheduled guest:
Stephen Cushman, "Belligerent Muse: Five Northern Writers and How They Shaped Our Understanding of the Civil War" (Lincoln, Whitman, Sherman, Bierce, Chamberlain)

Dec 17, 2014
Scheduled guest:
Holiday Break - No Live Show.

Dec 24, 2014
Scheduled guest:
Holiday Break - No Live Show.

Dec 31, 2014
Scheduled guest:
Holiday Break - No Live Show.