Emancipation

An Unusual Voice of the Lost Cause

I don’t know anything about this individual, but I think you will agree that he is unusual given the common ethnic/racial profile of the Lost Cause advocate. It really is […]

“The Civil War” Does Broadway

This performance from the cast of Lawrence Clayton’s production, “The Civil War” was taken from the 1999 Tony Awards. The show was nominated Best Musical and Best Musical Score. Even […]

James Oakes Wins 2013 Lincoln Prize

Congratulations to James Oakes, 2013 Gilder Lehrman Lincoln Prize winner for Freedom National: The Destruction of Slavery in the United States, 1861-1865.  It was also pleased to see that the […]

Voices of the Civil War

I would love to see more museums and other historical institutions use social media to share lessons learned from visitors.  Here are two short interviews with participants, who attended a […]