Wake-Up Call: The History Behind Charlottesville’s Civil War Statues

Rick Britton

Sunday Morning Wake-up Call producer Dan Gould talks with local historian Rick Britton about the history behind Charlottesville’s Civil War statues. Topics include: The dual nature of the legacy of Robert E. Lee and Stonewall Jackson, and a look at the Jim Crow south during the time the statues were dedicated.

The Sunday Morning Wake-up Call is heard on 94.7 WPVC the Progressive Voice of Charlottesville, Sundays from 11 a.m. to noon.