W. Fitzhugh Brundage on Confederate Monuments

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

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