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This Republic of Suffering: Death and the American Civil War, A Book Talk and Discussion with the Author
Drew Faust, President and Lincoln Professor of History, Harvard University
Drew Gilpin Faust, historian and President of Harvard University, and David W. Blight, Director of the Gilder Lehrman Center, have a conversation about Faust's recent book, The Republic of Suffering, which looks at the impact of the Civil War's enormous death toll on the lives of 19th-century Americans.