Your Neighbor’s Hood Podcast

Ep 12: As Clear as Con·fed·er·a·cy

August 14, 2018

What is the real story behind the Confederate flag? What was the civil war really about? How did women turn the Confederate "lost cause" into a beloved culture? Who's idea was it to weaponized textbooks and children for the Confederacy? Well, we did some homework and talked about it.

From the pod

Books:

"The War That Forged A Nation" by James McPherson

"Freedom National: The Destruction of Slavery In the United States, 1861-1865" by James Oakes

"In the Shadow of Statues: A White Southerner Confronts History" by Mitch Landrieu

YouTube:

"The Complicated History Of The Confederate Flag" by Time Capsule (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H1VnD-PRVh8)

"How Southern socialites rewrote Civil War history" by Vox (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dOkFXPblLpU)

"Facts You Didn't Know About General Robert E. Lee" by photonfeast (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kYxV4VtwMIM)

 

 

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