Kevin M. Levin, Daily Beast: Lost Cause fanatics -- including a handful of African Americans -- insist that thousands of blacks fought for the Confederacy. Nothing in the historical record supports that claim.... What few people appear to be aware of is that the black Confederate narrative is a fairly recent phenomenon. Show More Summary
On this week’s episode of Foreign Entanglements, I spoke with Kevin Levin about the 150th commemoration of the Civil War:
Historians are at it again. This time they are arguing about the legitimacy of Black Confederate soldiers. John Stauffer argues that about 3,000-6,000 served as Confederate soldiers; whereas, Kevin Levin argues that none served in the Confederate Army. Show More Summary
Kevin Hart, Adam Levine, John Legend, Matthew McConaughey Bring Their Beautiful Loves To The Golden Globes Who is winning in the arm candy category? Are you feeling how “Selma” actor David Oyelowo color coordinated with his wife Jessica? Check
From Earl Hess’s essay on the state of Civil War History in the latest issue of Civil War History. In addition, despite the appearance of some top-quality memory studies by Carol Reardon, Brian Craig Miller, and Kevin Levin, a number of examples of this genre exhibit poor scholarship. Unfortunately, it is easy for a graduate […]
Jimmy Fallon may have edged out Adam Levine in musical impressions, but he got schooled by Kevin Spacey when they went head-to-head doing celebrity impressions. Michael Caine and Christoper Walken must be so tired of this.
In the Book Notes series, authors create and discuss a music playlist that relates in some way to their recently published book. Previous contributors include Bret Easton Ellis, Kate Christensen, Kevin Brockmeier, George Pelecanos, Dana Spiotta, Amy Bloom, Aimee...
Kevin Levin of Civil War Memory used this icon yesterday on a posting titled “I Stand With the Park Service.”It refers to how Rep. Randy Neugebauer of Texas berated a National Park Service ranger for trying to carry out her assignment to close the World War 2 Memorial in Washington. Show More Summary
Kevin Tway won the Boise Open on Sunday for his first Web.com Tour title, beating Spencer Levin with a birdie on the first hole of a playoff.
Two additional Gettysburg bits. First, on this week’s Foreign Entanglements I talk with Kevin Levin of Civil War Memory about Gettysburg and historical memory: Second, my contribution to the Diplomat this week involves some fun with comparative timelines: Politics does not stop when war begins, even if war causes us to ignore everything else. Even [...]
Today is the 150th anniversary of the first day of the Battle of Gettysburg. I’ll have a Bloggingheads diavlog with Kevin Levin up shortly; until then… Five lessons from Gettysburg The opening blows… A fantastic interactive map from the Smithsonian What Gettysburg proved Making Killer Angels
Senator Carl Levin talks to Reuters correspondent Kevin Drawbaugh about a flurry of new proposed bills targeting tax-eluding shell companies in the U.S. and tax havens abroad. In a Tax Day opinion piece at USAToday.com, Sen. Carl Levin,...Show More Summary
While the recent Brad Paisley/L.L. Cool J song raises a fuss in several corridors, I feel it’s being blown out of proportion. I’ve already commented in posts by Kevin Levin and Richard Williams, regarding some of my thoughts. For some reason (probably because of Richard’s remark regarding Nashville), it also made me reflect on a song with which [...]
Recently, there’s been a flurry of posts about USCTs (see Craig Swain’s, here; Emmanuel Dabney’s, here; Kevin Levin’s, here; and Jimmy Price’s, here), and, as I’m in the process of compiling a list of USCTs born in Shenandoah Valley counties, I find it timely. Should the interpretation of USCTs be incorporated into places in which they were not… [...]
Happy Birthday to Adam Levine! He’s 34 today. Let’s see who else is celebrating a birthday.Composer John Kander is 86. Country singer Charley Pride is 75. Actor Kevin Dobson is 70. Singer Irene Cara is 54. Singer-actress Vanessa Williams is … Continue reading »
Irrational’s Ken Levine has opened up about the BioShock film that once was. The video game movie, which once had Pirates of the Caribbean director Gore Verbinski as its helmer, is totally, and officially dead. Back when the film was … Continue reading ?
Recently, there have been a flurry of posts about USCTs (see Craig Swain’s, here; Emmanuel Dabney’s, here; Kevin Levin’s, here; and Jimmy Price’s, here), and, as I’m in the process of compiling a list of USCTs born in Shenandoah Valley counties, I find it timely. Should the interpretation of USCTs be incorporated into places in which they were [...]
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These skills may help him replace some of the pizzazz deficit left by Kevin Sumlin's departure.
Kevin Levin with an excellent short essay on the evolving relationship between the South and the Confederate flag, where he notes both the connection between the Stars and Bars and resistance to segregation and that the South has become increasingly less tolerant of displaying the flag.