John Banks is an author, editor, a journalist, and a Civil War aficionado.
His latest book, A Civil War Road Trip of a Lifetime is now available for purchase!
The book is a really fun travelogue-cum-history that you’ll definitely want to add to your shelf.
In this wide-ranging episode, John and I discuss:
Being an aficionado v. being an academic; Ernest Hemingway; American Literature; Journalism; History; Writing books; Strategies to improve sleep; Road-tripping; How to fuel up for a road trip; Songs to listen to during a long drive; The Civil War; Obscure battles that we ought to know more about; Some Great Generals; Battlefield relics; Rebels and Yankees; A bunch of hypotheticals; College Football; West Virginia Mountaineers; Alabama Crimson Tide; JFK assassination theories; Lee Harvey Oswald…
And MUCH more!
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