Friday, May 3 2013

05/03/2013 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

In this talk based on his book by the same name, author W. Stuart Towns will explore the crucial role of the spoken word in creating and propagating a “Lost Cause” public memory of the American South.  Through his in-detail study of southern speeches, Towns will explain how those who led the South in the postwar years helped to shape a lasting Confederate mythology. Contact Kelly Hancock at (855) 649-1861 x 121 for more information. Cost: Free with Museum admission.  No reservations necessary.