Contested Landscape

Here’s the latest episode of BackStory with the American History Guys. It’s about confederate symbology in the United States and is outstanding. The description reads, “On this episode of BackStory, we’re looking at how memories of the Confederacy have shaped the nation’s landscape, from the rebel flag to the silver screen. The Guys will hear what symbols of the Confederacy mean to African Americans, explore Hollywood’s love affair with Confederate heroes, and find out why one Civil War re-enactor changed his mind about his heritage. How have generations of Americans revered and renounced the Confederacy since its defeat 150 years ago?”

You can access the episode here.

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