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Heather Cox Richardson

Professor of History at Boston College and the author of "How the South Won the Civil War"

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Scheduled Appearances

Politics Track

How the South Won the Civil War

Crosscut Festival 2021
Tue May 4, 2021 | 4:00pm

Inequality and subordination is woven into the nation's fabric and identity.

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Featuring: Heather Cox Richardson

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