MN90: James McPherson and the Battle Cry of Freedom

MN90: James McPherson and the Battle Cry of Freedom

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Growing up in 1950s St. Peter, Minnesota, James McPherson immersed himself in comics and books about the Army Air Corps in World War II. The Civil War was the farthest thing from his mind. Britt Aamodt finds out how thirty years later McPherson wrote what many consider the greatest single-volume history of the war between the states.