The Confederacy in History, Myth, & Memory
Waite Rawls, President and CEO of the Museum of the Confederacy in Richmond, will explore Americans’ continuing interest with the Civil War. Why do we remain so fascinated by the Confederacy? How have regional memories developed from the eras of the War, the Lost Cause, Civil Rights, and today? Mr. Rawls will address these and related questions as he demonstrates how this history is relevant in the 21st century, especially its complications and nuances.