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Revisiting a Conversation with Historian Shelby Foote

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Revisiting a Conversation with Historian Shelby Foote

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Revisiting a Conversation with Historian Shelby Foote

Revisiting a Conversation with Historian Shelby Foote

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Civil War historian and novelist Shelby Foote died Monday night at age 88. He is best known for his three-volume, 3,000-page history entitled The Civil War: A Narrative, and for narrating Ken Burns' 11-hour PBS series The Civil War. We rebroadcast an interview with Foote from July 27, 1994.

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