Interview Participants

Interviewee: Charles H. Glatfelter, Emeritus Professor of History & Dean of the College, Gettysburg College

Interviewer: Michael J. Birkner, Benjamin Franklin Professor of the Liberal Arts & Professor of History, Gettysburg College

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Professor of History and Dean of Gettysburg College Charles H. Glatfelter was interviewed on September 23, 2005 by Michael J. Birkner. This interview focuses on the Lutheran roots and influence at Gettysburg College. He discusses in particular the changing nature of Lutheranism at Gettysburg from its founding to the 1960's and 70's.

Length of Interview: 94 minutes

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