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The Civil War: Russian Fleets in America in 1863

Washington, DC
Saturday, October 26, 2013

Historian and author Webster Tarpley talks about the arrival of two Russian fleets in the United States during the fall of 1863 – one in New York City, the other in San Francisco. He explains that the presence of the fleets served to support the Union, and to deter the English and French from supporting the Confederate cause. The National Press Club hosted this event.

Updated: Monday, October 28, 2013 at 10:20am (ET)

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