The Lost Cause Through Word of Mouth

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In his book Enduring Legacy: Rhetoric and Ritual of the Lost Cause, Stuart Towns argues that without the words expressed during and after the Civil War, the Lost Cause movement in the American South would not have been what it was. Christina Thomas speaks with Towns about the oral history of the Lost Cause and how it has influenced the region today.

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"July" by Spirit of the West