Original Author: VFH Radio, a program of the Virginia Foundation of the Humanities
Created: May 1, 2010
Publisher: VFH Radio
Virginia and Secession
In this interview, first broadcast on With Good Reason on May 1, 2010, the historian Bill Freehling discusses Virginia's months-long, bitter battle over whether to secede from the Union. Freehling co-edited the book Showdown in Virginia: The 1861 Convention and the Fate of the Union (2010). He is interviewed by Sarah McConnell.