Fateful Lightning 1.1

Oct 10, 2021

     In our first podcast to feature the text of “Fateful Lightning: the American Civil War” we trace the long history of slavery in America from its origins in the English settlement at Jamestown, Virginia, in 1619, to its central role in the emergence of economic and political sectionalism and the seemingly inescapable crescendo of violence that would lead to war in 1861. Text by William Hillenbrand, music by Dennis Kennedy, narration by Dave Inglehart..