Monday, August 1, 2022

NPR Adds Editor's Note to Juneteenth Story

 NPR National Correspondent John Burnett this morning added an editor's note to his June 20 story about General Gordon Granger and Juneteenth, which I criticized in this early-July blog post (written July 1 and revised over the next few days).

The editor's note links to my blog post. But credit for getting it into print goes to Granger's great-great grandchildren, Maverick and Champe. Champe brought the story to my attention, and Maverick pressed NPR to add a different perspective. 

Another Review, More Talks

 Another review of the Montgomery book is out, see here.   Apparently it will appear in the October 2022 edition of Civil War News. After ta...