Self-Pity of the Defeated & ‘Lies Agreed Upon’: The Lost Cause and Memory of the American Civil War

This is a pretty good presentation on the lost cause and its development by Professor John Barr of Lone Star College–Kingwood.

The video’s description reads, “Lone Star College-Kingwood, in association with the Center for Civic Engagement, provides thought provoking discussions on the campus common read “Mistakes Were Made (But Not By Me)” by Carol Tavris and Elliott Aronson. The Self-Pity of the Defeated and ‘Lies Agreed Upon’: The Lost Cause and the Memory of the American Civil War was moderated by Dr. John Barr on 11/11/2014.”

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