Podcast S7E8: Elizabeth Varon on General James Longstreet: The Confederate General Who Defied the South
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by sdeaton@georgiahistory.com (Stan Deaton), Stan Deaton
2d ago
This week Stan’s guest is historian and author Elizabeth Varon from the University of Virginia discussing her latest book, Longstreet: The Confederate General Who Defied The South. She talks about the life and career of this most controversial Georgian, from whether “Longstreet was late” at Gettysburg, and how his post-war decision to support Radical Reconstruction, Black office-holding and voting, and his post-war criticisms of Robert E. Lee all combined to nearly destroy his reputation and his life. https://www.deatonpath.georgiahistory.com/wp-content/uploads/2024/02/2-22-24.mp3 ..read more
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S7E7 Podcast: What Do You See? An Interview with Author Jeryn Alise Turner
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by sdeaton@georgiahistory.com (Stan Deaton), Stan Deaton
2M ago
Stan’s guest this week is best-selling author Jeryn Turner, who discusses her writing life, her upbringing, books, and the inspiration behind her fulfilling life. https://www.deatonpath.georgiahistory.com/wp-content/uploads/2023/12/12-14-23.mp3   ..read more
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Podcast S7E6: Pass the Crying Towel: The 2023 College Football Season
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by sdeaton@georgiahistory.com (Stan Deaton), Stan Deaton
2M ago
Stan brings out his over-used crying towel and reviews the inglorious end to the Dogs’ season, reviews the College Football Playoff mess, and looks ahead to next season. https://www.deatonpath.georgiahistory.com/wp-content/uploads/2023/12/12-7-23.mp3 ..read more
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S7E5 Podcast: John Shelton Reed on Barbecue, the South, and Geezerhood
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by sdeaton@georgiahistory.com (Stan Deaton), Stan Deaton
3M ago
Stan’s guest this week is renowned (and recovering) sociologist John Shelton Reed, who discusses his career, what’s still southern about the South, the Campaign for Real Barbecue, and writing country music lyrics. https://www.deatonpath.georgiahistory.com/wp-content/uploads/2023/11/11-29-23.mp3 ..read more
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S7E4 Podcast: What the #@%& Happened to the Braves?
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by sdeaton@georgiahistory.com (Stan Deaton), Stan Deaton
4M ago
In this episode Stan brings out the crying towel and reviews the quick end to a glorious Braves season, offers his take on how to “fix” the playoffs, and looks ahead to next season. https://www.deatonpath.georgiahistory.com/wp-content/uploads/2023/10/10-20-23.mp3 ..read more
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S7E3 Podcast: History, Memory, and Monuments: A Conversation with Kevin Levin
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by sdeaton@georgiahistory.com (Stan Deaton), Stan Deaton
5M ago
This week Stan’s guest is Kevin Levin, author of the Civil War Memory Substack blog and one of the country’s foremost experts on the history and memory of the Civil War era, including the ongoing controversy surrounding Confederate monuments and debates concerning the teaching of slavery and race in the classroom. https://www.deatonpath.georgiahistory.com/wp-content/uploads/2023/10/10-5-23.mp3 ..read more
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S7E2 Podcast: C. Vann Woodward: America’s Historian
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by sdeaton@georgiahistory.com (Stan Deaton), Stan Deaton
5M ago
Stan’s guest this week is Dr. Jim Cobb of the University of Georgia, talking about his new biography of historian C. Vann Woodward, one of the most distinguished and important historians of the 20th century. https://www.deatonpath.georgiahistory.com/wp-content/uploads/2023/09/9-28-23.mp3 ..read more
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Podcast S7E1: What Happened to the Vital Center in Politics?
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by sdeaton@georgiahistory.com (Stan Deaton), Stan Deaton
5M ago
Stan’s guest this week is political scientist Sidney Milkis of the University of Virginia, who discusses his new book, What Happened to the Vital Center? Presidentialism, Populist Revolt, and the Fracturing of America. This is a wide-ranging discussion about American political history and the US Constitution. https://www.deatonpath.georgiahistory.com/wp-content/uploads/2023/09/9-21-23.mp3 ..read more
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Podcast S6E5: A Vow of Silence and the Mongolian Rhapsody
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by sdeaton@georgiahistory.com (Stan Deaton), Stan Deaton
7M ago
In this podcast Stan discusses the newly available Ed Jackson Collection at GHS, Freddie Mercury’s handwritten lyrics to “Bohemian Rhapsody,” Ed Ames’ tomahawk throw, and college students giving up their cellphones to take a vow of silence. https://www.deatonpath.georgiahistory.com/wp-content/uploads/2023/06/6-28-23.mp3 ..read more
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S6E4: If Your Phone’s Not Ringing, It’s Me
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by sdeaton@georgiahistory.com (Stan Deaton), Stan Deaton
7M ago
Do unexpected calls on your smart phone send you into panic mode? Should people text before calling? Do you hate text messages too? Is AI the end of the world as we know it? Stan discusses these pressing issues and more, including this year’s Pulitzer Prize winners, the travails of our beloved Braves, and the goings-on in the Fraternal Order of Tall People in Shorts. https://www.deatonpath.georgiahistory.com/wp-content/uploads/2023/05/S6E4.mp3   ..read more
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