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April 1865: Was it the Month that Saved America?
Aired 12/1/2005

April 1865 was perhaps the most critical month in American history. In the span of a mere five days, the Army of Northern Virginia surrendered, effectively ending the Civil War, and Abraham Lincoln was assassinated. That perilous time is the subject of a new book by historian Jay Winik. Today, Think Tank sits down with Winik to discuss how a deeply divided America laid down its arms and built a lasting peace.
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  Jay Winik
    historian, and author of "April 1865: The Month That Saved America"

Originally Aired: 7/12/2001

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