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    • April 1865

    • The Month That Saved America
    • By: Professor Jay Winik
    • Narrated by: Professor Jay Winik
    • Length: 16 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 98
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 88
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 88

    April 1865 could have destroyed the nation. Instead it saved it. As April begins, the battered Confederate capital of Richmond falls to the Union Army. Robert E. Lee surrenders his forces to Ulysses S. Grant at Appomattox one week later. In good spirits and sensing the war's end, President Abraham Lincoln attends a comedic play - and is assassinated. Simultaneously, Secretary of State William Seward is brutally attacked but survives.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent re-interpretation of history, but...

    • By Bruce Nichols on 09-17-15

    Regular price: $34.99