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Latest Fort Sumter Items
MSNBC host Ed Schultz decided to elaborate on a comment made by Jesse Jackson in a Politico interview earlier this week, by asking his audience in an online poll if conservatives are "the new Confederates."
The Rev. Jesse Jackson said in a Tuesday interview with a national news outlet that there's no question about it — Republicans are constantly pushing the race button on all matters of policy and politics, and tea party activists are akin to redneck racist throwbacks from the Civil War era.
July 1-3 commemorates the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg, and "the high-water mark" of the Confederacy continues to reverberate.
It's hard to keep up with David McCullough at the Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery.
Booming cannons, plaintive period music and hushed crowds ushered in the 150th anniversary of America's bloodiest war on Tuesday, a commemoration that continues to underscore a racial divide that had plagued the nation since before the Civil War.
Thudding cannons and somber music around Charleston Harbor ushered in the commemoration Tuesday of the nation's bloodiest conflict, with the North and South still deeply split on many issues a century and a half later.
One hundred fifty years after the first shells fell on Fort Sumter in Charleston, S.C., Civil War memorabilia remains a lucrative business.