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Members Episode #63

LET’S MAKE A DEAL!

George Washington at the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia.

In which we look at what was behind the infamous Three-Fifths Compromise regarding slavery at the Constitutional Convention in 1787.

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Members Episode #59

SOLDIER-CORRESPONDENTS

Wilbur Fisk (1839-1914) of Vermont supplied with his hometown newspaper with news from the front.

In which we look at how soldier-correspondents reported from the front for their hometown newspapers.

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Members Episode #58

JOURNALISM AND THE PRESS DURING THE CIVIL WAR

In which we discuss the critical role that newspapers and other periodicals played informing the Northern & Southern home fronts during the Civil War.

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Members Episode #55

SHEPHERDSTOWN: LAST CLASH OF THE 1862 MARYLAND CAMPAIGN

In which we look at the fighting at Boteler’s Ford on the Potomac River, near Shepherdstown, Virginia on September 19 & 20, 1862.

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