GDG- I love Shelby Foote - but
denlaw at gojade.org
Sat Jan 21 14:52:27 CST 2012
At 02:42 PM 1/21/2012, you wrote:
>One could go on, but this is a start.
Foote also referred to the war as when his ancestors stood up
And when he listed the positives that came out of the war, he gave
two: everyone agreed that it was better that the union was preserved,
and everyone agreed that both sides fought bravely.
Notably missing is - everyone agreed that the end of slavery was a
Burns was all about setting up differences, and Barbara Fileds and
Shelby Foote were suitable foils. One a black female northern
academic, and the other an aging white novelist with deep
familial roots in Mississippi.
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