Category: Nina Silber

Gettysburg Address Still Resonates, 150 Years Later

November 19th, 2013 in 2013, College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Newsmakers, Nina Silber, NPR 0 comments

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Nina Silber, College of Arts & Sciences

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From the Fourth of July to Gettysburg

July 4th, 2013 in 2013, College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, New York Times, Newsmakers, Nina Silber 0 comments

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Nina Silber, College of Arts & Sciences

David Brooks is right about Civil War soldiers’ strong political and ideological beliefs…

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Anxious local families awaited Civil War news

July 3rd, 2013 in 2013, College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Newsmakers, Nina Silber, Patriot Ledger 0 comments

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Nina Silber, College of Arts & Sciences

George Lewis was a carpenter. George Vining was a shoe-factory stitcher. At 22 and 20, the two Weymouth boys enlisted in the Union Army on the same day – June 26, 1861, two months after Confederate forces fired on Fort Sumter and started the Civil War…

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“If your family hadn’t heard anything, maybe somebody else had.”

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From ‘Great Emancipator’ To ‘Vampire Hunter’: The Many Stovepipe Hats Of Cinematic Lincoln

November 26th, 2012 in 2012, College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Newsmakers, Nina Silber, OP-EDs by BU Professors, WBUR 0 comments

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By Nina Silber, College of Arts & Sciences

No American historical figure has been portrayed on screen more often than Abraham Lincoln…

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