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The Civil War And American Art (Rebroadcast)

A new exhibit at the Smithsonian American Art Museum in Washington, D.C., explores how the Civil War redefined American art and painting. Diane is joined by exhibit curator Eleanor Jones Harvey.

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Excerpt from "The Civil War and American Art" by Eleanor Jones Harvey. Copyright 2012 by Eleanor Jones Harvey. Reprinted here by permission of Yale University Press. All rights reserved.

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