This section contains a collection of Civil War podcasts from the Gilder Lehrman Institute as well as thirteen audio clips of dramatic readings of documents featured in the Civil War 150 traveling exhibition.


Civil War 150  Podcast Videos

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Global Lincoln Roundtable Discussion

Global Lincoln Roundtable Discussion

Richard Blackett, Jorg Nagler, and Peter Onuf

Lincoln at Peoria

Lincoln at Peoria

Lewis Lehrman

African American Abolitionists

African American Abolitionists

Evelyn Brooks Higginbotham

Why the Union Won

Why the Union Won

Gary Gallagher

The “Lost Cause”

The “Lost Cause”

Gary Gallagher

What Is the Underground Railroad?

What Is the Underground Railroad?

David W. Blight, David Blight

The Bondwoman’s Narrative

The Bondwoman’s Narrative

Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

In Hope of Liberty: Northern Free Blacks, 1700–1860

In Hope of Liberty: Northern Free Blacks, 1700–1860

James Oliver Horton and Lois E. Horton