Credit: VFH Radio
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.

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