Gene Dattel’s most recent book is Reckoning with Race: America’s Failure (Encounter).
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Reflections November 2017
Convenient & inconvenient monuments
A historical overview of Civil War monuments in the United States.
Features September 2015
The untold story of Reconstruction
The South is largely blamed for the failure of Reconstruction, but what of the North's responsibility?
Features October 2014
The story of cotton reveals that America’s problematic history with race is just as much a northern problem as a southern one.