CSO Perspectives (Pro) 5.27.24
Ep 5571 | 5.27.24

Memorial Day special.

Show Notes

Rick Howard, N2K CyberWire’s Chief Analyst, CSO, and Senior Fellow, commemorates Memorial Day.

For a complete reading list and even more information, check out Rick’s more detailed essay on the topic.


Abraham Lincoln, 1863. The Gettysburg Address [Speech]. Abraham Lincoln Online.

Amanda Onion, Original 2009, Updated 2023. Memorial Day 2022: Facts, Meaning & Traditions [Essay]. HISTORY.

Brent Hugh, 2021. A Brief History of “John Brown’s Body” [Essay]. Digital History.

Bob Zeller, 2022. How Many Died in the American Civil War? [Essay]. HISTORY.

General George Marshall, 2014. President Lincoln’s Letter to Mrs Bixby [Movie Clip - Saving Private Ryan]. YouTube.

JOHN LOGAN, 1868. Logan’s Order Mandating Memorial Day [Order]. John A. Logan College.

John Williams, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, 2012. The People’s House: Lincoln (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) [Song]. Apple Music.

John Williams, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, 2012. The Blue and the Grey: Lincoln (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) [Song]. Apple Music - Web Playe.

Livia Albeck-Ripka, 2023. A Brief History of Memorial Day [Essay]. The New York Times.

Paul Robeson, 2021. John Brown’s Body [Song]. YouTube.

Robert Rodat (Writer), Steven Spielberg (Director), Harve Presnell (Actor), 1998. Saving Private Ryan [Movie]. IMDb.

Staff, 2020. A Brief Biography of General John A. Logan [Biography]. John A. Logan College.

Staff, 2024. Civil War Timeline [WWW Document], American Battlefield Trust.

Thomas Jefferson, 1776. Declaration of Independence: [Transcription]. National Archives.

Winston Churchil, 1940. Never was so much owed by so many to so few - Winston Churchill Speeches [Speech]. YouTube.