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Why the Civil War is still important to Americans: An interview with David W. Blight

30 July 2009

Yale University Professor David W. Blight is an expert on the US Civil War. He discusses how Americans differ in their perception of the war and whether this will change in the presence of the first African-American president, Barack Obama. Professor Blight was a guest of the US Studies Centre and the University of Sydney's History Department.


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