Apr 26, 2018
Apr 18, 2018
A look at some significant events that took place in April from the Civil War and WWII. April is the cruelest month” according to T.S. Eliot, but was he also thinking historically? A look at some significant April events from the Civil War and WWII: Fort Sumter, Shiloh, Norway, Murmansk and Iraq.
Apr 12, 2018
Author Sally M. Walker joins Mark to discuss the tragic disaster of the explosion and sinking of the Sultana in 1865. It was America's greatest maritime disaster that occurred on the Mississippi River at the end of the Civil War—but so few people know about it. Her book , Sinking the Sultana tells the intriguing story.
Apr 4, 2018
Professor Gerry Prokopowicz wraps up the Lincoln discussion with some points about the assassination in April 1865. Mark gives background and the basic story of the Sultana tragedy, America's greatest maritime disaster that occurred that same month.