June 28, 2005
We've Lost a Great One
Civil War historian Shelby Foote died Monday night at the age of 88. Foote's fame rests upon an enormous 3-volume narrative history of the Civil War. Those books led to Ken Burns putting him in his wonderful miniseries The Civil War.
"Goodbye Shelby Foote"
"Shelby Foote, 88, Died Monday"