Author Alan Taylor discusses “The ‘Civil War’ of 1812.”

Pulitzer Prize-winning author and early American historian Alan Taylor discusses his book “The ‘Civil War’ of 1812” with Spotlight host Paul Larson. Taylor’s book details how the war of 1812 nearly tore the emerging United States apart, pitting family member against family member. “Spotlight” segments are supported, in part, by the Glenn and Carol Pearsall Adirondack Foundation, dedicated to improving the quality of life for year-round residents of the Adirondack Park.