James Robertson Jr. http://wvtf.org en How the war began http://wvtf.org/post/how-war-began <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Civil War remains the most violent event in our nation’s history.&nbsp; In the very first of our Civil War series which aired on </span>WVTF<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> and is now a podcast, Virginia Tech history professor James Robertson examines how the North and South got into the bloody conflict in the first place. &nbsp;</span></p><p></p><p></p> Fri, 08 Mar 2013 21:54:40 +0000 James Robertson Jr. 1165 at http://wvtf.org How the war began Confusion about the conflict http://wvtf.org/post/confusion-about-conflict <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">No other war in American history goes by as many different names as does the Civil War.&nbsp; In part 2 of our Civil War series, Virginia Tech history professor James Robertson explains why there is so much confusion about the conflict between North and South.</span></p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span></p> Fri, 08 Mar 2013 21:53:24 +0000 James Robertson Jr. 1164 at http://wvtf.org Confusion about the conflict The Bloodiest Day http://wvtf.org/post/bloodiest-day <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">In part 3 of our Civil War series, Virginia Tech history professor James Robertson tells us about the bloodiest day in U.S. history and how it became a turning point in the conflict between North and South.</span></p><p></p><p></p><p></p> Fri, 08 Mar 2013 21:51:52 +0000 James Robertson Jr. 1163 at http://wvtf.org The Bloodiest Day A Love Story http://wvtf.org/post/love-story <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">In part 4 of our Civil War series, Virginia Tech history professor James Robertson relates a touching love story that resonates to this day.</span></p><p></p><p></p> Fri, 08 Mar 2013 21:50:31 +0000 James Robertson Jr. 1162 at http://wvtf.org A Love Story Slavery http://wvtf.org/post/slavery <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">In part 5 of our Civil War series, Virginia Tech history professor James Robertson says that to believe that the sole cause of the Civil War was the slavery issue is to show a remarkable lack of historical judgment.</span></p><p></p><p></p> Fri, 08 Mar 2013 21:49:06 +0000 James Robertson Jr. 1161 at http://wvtf.org Slavery