Professor Scott Hancock from Gettysburg College joins us to explain the development of efforts to contextualize and historicize the Confederate Monuments at the Gettysburg National Military Park. The summer of 2020 saw a great deal of tension and confrontation during these presentations. Dr. Hancock explains how this helped the “We Want More History” movement. One of our best shows ever! Episode #393

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Links mentioned in the episode:

You Tube:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fg9nX67WxjI

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j4GBdviEFxk

New York Times:

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/09/28/arts/civil-war-monuments.html?action=click&module=Features&pgtype=Homepage​

PennLive.com for “Gettysburg Confederate Monuments to get new panels to offer more historical context.”

https://www.pennlive.com/news/2020/08/gettysburg-confederate-monuments-to-get-new-panels-to-offer-more-historical-context.html

Interview with Newsy:

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1w9BBl1JOGoGRKU1W0t1shZo8odMDX5R5/view

Panel discussion live-streamed with YDR.com on Confederate monuments at Gettysburg National Military Park:

https://www.facebook.com/watch/live/?v=286529159455702&ref=watch_permalink

Interview on WITF 89.5 FM Smart Talk with Scott Lamar, Harrisburg. June 16, 2020:

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