A weekly public affairs show about McKeesport and the Mon Valley, produced in cooperation with WEDO (810) and WZUM (1550).
Guest: Ernie Spisak of Chalfant, Pa.
Topic: "Pittsburgh's Forgotten Civil War Regiment: A History of the 62nd Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry"
How Topic Discussed: What is the history of Civil War veterans from the Pittsburgh area? What hardships were faced by soldiers in the 1860s? Why was a 10-year research process necessary to compile his book? (Mr. Spisak died a few weeks ago. This interview is a re-broadcast from 2014 in his memory.)
Filetype: MP3 - Size: 27.28MB - Duration: 29:48 m (128 kbps 44100 Hz)
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