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Scholars Day 2006, Wednesday, April 12

Journalism During the Civil War

This paper will focus on newspaper accounts of the Civil War published in the Staunton Spectator of Augusta County, Va. It will examine how press accounts in this paper differed from those in the Northern press of the time, represented by the New York Times. And it will explore the Staunton Spectator's affect on the areas soldiers and civilians during the worst war America has even seen.

Presenters: Heidi Bruening (Undergraduate Student)
Elisa Pompili (Undergraduate Student)
Kelly Sabetta (Undergraduate Student)
Topic: Communication
Location: 216 Holmes
Time: 9:20 am (Session I)