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What Does Glenn McConnell’s Civil War Library Look Like?

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Glenn McConnell at C.S.A. Galleries

Update: Just in case you are curious as to what is in my Civil War library (2009 edition). #2 Just heard via Twitter from Josh Glasstetter of the SPLC that McConnell sold The South Was Right by the Kennedy Brothers and had a close relationship with Maurice Bessinger.

A few weeks ago South Carolina Lt. Gov. Glenn McConnell was named as the next president of the College of Charleston. It’s difficult to gauge the media’s coverage of the school community’s response since the nature of the story has tended to pit the media against McConnell and any story about the memory of the Civil War in Charleston is bound to push certain people over the edge. That said, there does seem to be a relatively large group, including students, faculty, donors and even board members that is set against McConnell taking the reins of this school. It will be interesting to see whether McConnell can survive the pressure. Continue reading

Deep Thoughts With the Kennedy Brothers

Bonus Material: “Adolf Hitler admired Lincoln’s attack upon state’s rights and emulated Lincoln by destroying the last vestiges of “statal rights” in the German Federal Republic. Lincoln, Marx, Engles, and Hitler–what a band of brothers!” Kennedy, Lincoln’s Marxists, 264.

From the dynamic duo that brought you such classics as The South Was Right and Myths of American Slavery and inspired a new generation of whacky books such Lincoln Uber Alles and Lincoln’s Marxists:

“The United States maintains the most cordial of relationships with Saudi Arabia, a nation that ended slavery almost one hundred years AFTER it was ended in the South. Contrast the treatment of the South with that of Saudi Arabia as it relates to the issue of slavery. Which nation is most often condemned, ridiculed, and scorned due to the issue of slavery?” Myths of American Slavery, p. 63.