In the shadow of statues : a White Southerner confronts history / Mitch Landrieu.

"There is a difference between remembrance of history and reverence for it." When Landrieu addressed the people of New Orleans in May 2017 about his decision to take down four Confederate monuments, he struck a nerve nationally. Here he discusses his personal journey on race as well as the...

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Main Author: Landrieu, Mitch (Author)
Format: Book
Published: New York, New York : Viking, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC, [2018]
Table of Contents:
  • Prologue: Can someone get me a crane?
  • Broadmoor
  • Learning to see what's in front of me
  • David Duke and Donald Trump, a nightmare loop
  • Politics in disaster time
  • Rebuilding and mourning in NOLA
  • The shadow of Robert E. Lee
  • Epilogue
  • Truth: Remarks on the removal of Confederate monuments in New Orleans (speech made at Gallier Hall, May 19, 2017)