Monumental Issues

Four confederate monuments have been taken down in New Orleans recently. This follows a growing trend in the US to correct the darker parts of our history by erasing it. In this podcast episode we look at the issues and test the motives against the facts. We also weigh the reality of history against modern standards of “heritage not hate.”

the End of History 

Episode 173. Monumental Issues

Additional Reading:

Faulkner and a Bridge to the South

They Were Not Patriots: New Orleans Removes Monuments

1873 Colfax Massacre Crippled Reconstruction

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