When: Thu., Aug. 22, 6-7:30 p.m. 2013
A panel discussion based on the New York Times: Disunion, a collection of essays, biographies, and original articles on the American Civil War. Panelists include Dr. Edward Ayers, President, University of Richmond, Clay Risen, Editor, New York Times Disunion Blog, Lauranett Lee, Curator of African American History, Virginia Historical Society, Robert H. Moore II, Editor, Cenantua’s Blog, and Ed Sanders, Head of Interpretation, National Richmond Battlefield Park. The panel will explore how we remember the war; its meaning for Virginia; and its affects on civilians, women, merchants, and enslaved and free blacks. This program is presented by the Library of Virginia in partnership with The Future of Richmond’s Past.