Tag Archives: Mike Movius

ECW Weekender: Fridays with Grant

by Mike Movius When the miniseries Grant aired, the Civil War Round Table Congress discussed the possibility of developing a living history series with Dr. E. C. “Curt” Fields to capitalize on the popularity of, and interest generated by, the … Continue reading

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What We’ve Learned: Civil War Round Tables – Decay or Development

Mike Movius, President CWRT Congress, shares his perspective on the last 10 years. One of the most startling things that we learned since the 150th sesquicentennial is that over seventy Civil War Round Tables (CWRTs) have closed their doors and … Continue reading

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CWRT Congress: How Do You Know What You Know?

By Mike Movius, President Civil War Round Table Congress “How do you know what you know?” That seems like a crazy question to ask those of you who have been involved in your CWRT for so long. But, let me … Continue reading

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CWRT Congress: It’s All About Added Value

By Mike Movius Early on, the founders of CWRT Congress realized that one of the best ways to promote and to achieve CWRT sustainability would be for the Congress to develop an attitude of providing value. But, at the time, … Continue reading

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The Civil War Zoom Boom, part three: The Civil War Roundtable Congress

(part three in a series) Since the COVID-19 lockdown began, Zoom has boomed for the Civil War community, offering buffs a plethora of programs, interviews, and other great content. (And not just the Civil War world, either—take a look at … Continue reading

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CWRT Visitation: Building Relationships and Opportunities

By Mike Movius Does your CWRT members visit other CWRTs?  If you live in a CWRT oasis like I do in the Pacific Northwest where there are only two CWRTs, that can be difficult.  But, if you live in a … Continue reading

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CWRT Congress: Seeking To Reverse The Trend

ECW welcomes Mike Movius! He is planning to share regular updates about The Congress and ideas for building enthusiasm. At one time there were hundreds of Civil War Round Table (CWRT) organizations around the world. They began as dinner clubs … Continue reading

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Do We Still Care About the Civil War: Chris Mackowski

The cover story of the newest issue of Civil War Times asks, “Do we still care about the Civil War?” ECW is pleased to partner with Civil War Times to extend the conversation here on the blog. Today, we conclude … Continue reading

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Do We Still Care About the Civil War: Mike Movius

The cover story of the newest issue of Civil War Times asks, “Do we still care about the Civil War?” ECW is pleased to partner with Civil War Times to extend the conversation here on the blog. Today, we’re pleased … Continue reading

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FREE! ECW Podcast “Civil War Round Table Congress” Is Now Available

Just what is the Civil War Roundtable Congress, and how can it help Civil War groups? ECW’s Chris Mackowski talks with the Congress’s organizer, Mike Movius, to find out more. Sound exciting? We’re going to make it even better. This … Continue reading

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