civil-war

The Tale of Two Robert Lees

“‘Virgil, quick, come see, there goes Robert E. Lee,’” says the wife of Virgil Caine, the fictional protagonist of The Band’s legendary rock anthem, “The…

What Hungary Can Teach Us About How to Handle Confederate Statues

Seven summers ago, I found myself standing at the base of a 30-foot high statue of a Bolshevik soldier, in an open-air museum tucked away…