W. Fitzhugh Brundage on Confederate Monuments

Premiere DateMay 29, 2017
Categories Culture Politics Talk
00:00 Intro
00:55 W. Fitzhugh Brundage
02:05 High Number of Monuments
03:37 Historical Triage
05:36 No Landscape is Sacrosanct
08:00 Removed, Not Destroyed
09:41 Outro
10:18 Wolves TenFiveSixty
15:05 Finish

W. Fitzhugh Brundage joins the show to discuss the rise in demand to remove Confederate memorials in the South, the practice of historical triage, and why the monuments should be removed but not destroyed.

W. Fitzhugh Brundage is the William B. Umstead Professor of History and the Department of History Chair at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He’s also the author of several books, including “The Southern Past: A Clash of Race and Memory.


Joe Virgillito is a staff writer and podcast producer at BTRtoday He is a graduate of Quinnipiac University with a degree in journalism. In his spare time, he enjoys reading and wandering around aimlessly, as…