Published on August 19, 2011
Notes: This episode appeared originally as part of a series called “Civil War Stories” I’m doing for Slate.com. Starting in August, 2011, these episodes appear monthly as part of Slate’s Daily Podcast and then appear here as part of the regular podcast feed two weeks later.
Music: Just two tracks this time. A loop from “In the Devil’s Territory” by Sufjan Stevens. Then “You’d be so Nice to Come Home to,” off of Nina Simone’s Live in Newport album. Incidentally, this track is one of my very, very favorite things that exists in the world. Also, it’s the second time i’ve used it in an episode. First time was the first one. A long time ago.
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