Confederate History Month in Virginia

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book.jpgDemocrats Mark Warner and Tim Kaine abandoned Confederate History Month when they were governors of Virginia. Republican Bob McDonnell has revived it. In his apology for forgetting to mention slavery, he said the Civil War also "involved other issues…but I focused on the ones I thought were most significant for "Virginia." Lacy Ford is Professor of History at the University of South Carolina and author of Deliver Us from Evil: the Slavery Question in the Old South.

Credits

Guest:
Lacy Ford - Professor of History, University of South Carolina

Host:
Warren Olney

Producers:
Frances Anderton, Darrell Satzman, Karen Radziner