Civil War Historian Shelby Foote Visits NEH

WASHINGTON, (September 14, 1999)

Civil War historian Shelby Foote visited the National Endowment for the Humanities on September 14 to discuss regionalism with members of the Endowment staff. He was the featured speaker at a congressional breakfast that morning hosted by the NEH. NPR's Weekend Edition/Saturday was interested in the topic and taped an interview with Mr. Foote and Endowment Chairman Bill Ferris that aired on September 18.

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