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How Ty Seidule went from revering Robert E. Lee to being one of his fiercest detractors

Cape Up with Jonathan Capehart

America's birthday this year comes at a moment when its history is being debated, so we're bringing back this episode with Ty Seidule, author of "Robert E. Lee and Me: A Southerner's Reckoning with the Myth of the Lost Cause." Original air date: May 18.See more from Jonathan Capehart: https://www.washingtonpost.com/people/jonathan-capehart/?utm_source=podcasts&utm_medium=referral&utm_campaign=cape-upRead more from Washington Post Opinions: https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/?utm_source=podcasts&utm_medium=referral&utm_campaign=cape-upOpinion by Ty Seidule: https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/2020/06/18/what-rename-army-bases-that-honor-confederate-soldiers/?utm_source=podcasts&utm_medium=referral&utm_campaign=cape-up

42mins

6 Jul 2021

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How Ty Seidule went from revering Robert E. Lee to being one of his fiercest detractors

Cape Up with Jonathan Capehart

The retired Army brigadier general, professor and author of "Robert E. Lee and Me: A Southerner’s Reckoning with the Myth of the Lost Cause" discusses the Confederate general's legacy and its impact on him.See more from Jonathan Capehart: https://www.washingtonpost.com/people/jonathan-capehart/?utm_source=podcasts&utm_medium=referral&utm_campaign=cape-upRead more from Washington Post Opinions: https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/?utm_source=podcasts&utm_medium=referral&utm_campaign=cape-upOpinion by Ty Seidule: What to rename the Army bases that honor Confederate soldiers

42mins

18 May 2021

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Ty Seidule, "Robert E. Lee and Me: A Southerner's Reckoning with the Myth of the Lost Cause" (St. Martin's Press, 2021)

New Books in History

We're very fortunate to be joined by the editor of The West Point History of the Civil War (Simon and Schuster, 2014), the Head of the History Department at the United States Military Academy, Colonel Ty Seidule. Unlike most surveys, the new West Point History of the Civil War draws upon some of the best talent in the field of Civil War history, all called together to craft a synthetic text that not only forms the basis of the Military Academy's course on the subject, but also provides a very informative overview for the general public. Lavishly illustrated and featuring well-conceived maps and graphs, The West Point History of the Civil War is served by a fully digitized version, optimized for use on tablet platforms. Our interview with Colonel Seidule focuses on the special challenges he and his team confronted in crafting this text, and the place of the Civil War in the American experience. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoicesSupport our show by becoming a premium member! https://newbooksnetwork.supportingcast.fm/history

57mins

2 Mar 2021

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THE ARMY'S ROBERT E. LEE PROBLEM

A Better Peace: The War Room Podcast

On 5 February, 2021, newly confirmed Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin directed military leaders to lead a one-day stand-down within the next 60 days to address extremism within the nation's armed forces. That same afternoon our Editor-In Chief, Jacqueline Whitt sat down with Ty Seidule in the virtual studio to record this episode. Seidule, a prominent figure in the conversation about extremism, has long fought against the veneration of Robert E. Lee and the Confederate cause in the Army, specifically at the United States Military Academy. His 2015 video on Prager University, "Was the Civil War About Slavery?" has been viewed over 34 million times. And his newest book Robert E. Lee and Me is drawing both praise and anger. Their discussion ranges from his childhood in the south to his time at West Point as the Head of the Department of History, and what he's been doing since his retirement as a brigadier general in 2020.

30mins

9 Feb 2021

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Ty Seidule—Reckoning with Robert E. Lee and the Lost Cause, Ep63

Uncommontary

Retired Brigadier General Ty Seidule joins host Marty Duren for a conversation about Robert E. Lee, the Confederacy, and the religion of the Lost Cause. Ty Seidule, Professor Emeritus of History at West Point, is the author of Robert E. Lee and Me: A Southerner’s Reckoning with the Myth of the Lost Cause. He served in the U.S. Army for thirty-six years, retiring as a brigadier general in 2020. He is the Chamberlain Fellow at Hamilton College as well as a New America Fellow.​He has published numerous books, articles, and videos on military history including the award-winning West Point History of the Civil War. Ty graduated from Washington and Lee University and holds a PhD from the Ohio State University. Don’t forget to order books through our sponsor, Hearts and Minds Books. You can also become an Uncommontary patron at Patreon for as little as $2 a month or make a single support contribution through PayPal. Subscribe via Apple Podcasts • Subscribe via Spotify • Subscribe via Google Play Music • Subscribe via RSS • Subscribe via Stitcher • Subscribe via Overcast • Subscribe in Castbox • Subscribe via Android • Subscribe via PodBean • Subscribe via iHeartRadio • Subscribe via Player FM

40mins

2 Feb 2021

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"Robert E. Lee and Me" - General Ty Seidule

Professor Buzzkill History Podcast

General Ty Seidule returns to the Buzzkill Institute to talk about his wonderful new book, "Robert E. Lee and Me: a Southerner's Reckoning with the Myth of the Lost Cause." This is required listening for every American, and all those interested in why our country continually struggles with racism, white supremacy, and false and ahistorical interpretations of the Civil War. Episode #403

33mins

28 Jan 2021

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Thought Leaders: Robert E. Lee and Me: A Southerner’s Reckoning with the Myth of the Lost Cause

AUSA's Army Matters Podcast

Challenging the myths and lies of the Confederate legacy, BG(R) Ty Seidule, author of Robert E. Lee and Me, joins us today to discuss his new book. Seidule is the Chamberlain Fellow at Hamilton College and is also a Fellow, International Security at New America. Additionally, he is Professor Emeritus of History at West Point where he taught for two decades. Seidule served in the U.S. Army for thirty-six years. Guest: BG(R) Ty Seidule, author of Robert E. Lee and Me: A Southerner’s Reckoning with the Myth of the Lost Cause Host: Joe Craig, Director, AUSA’s Book Program Recommendations for future topics are welcome via email at podcast@ausa.org.

21mins

25 Jan 2021

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Opelika vs. Robert E. Lee - October 10, 2020

Opelika Bulldog Football

2hr 38mins

13 Oct 2020

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April 2014 - Scott Bowden on Last Chance for Victory: Robert E. Lee and the Gettysburg Campaign. - Chicago Civil War Round Table Monthly Meeting

The Chicago Civil War Round Table Monthly Meetings

Date: April 10, 2014 Speaker: Scott Bowden Topic: Last Chance for Victory: Robert E. Lee and the Gettysburg Campaign. - Chicago Civil War Round Table Monthly Meeting

1hr 26mins

21 Sep 2020

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S2E12 | Mr. Robert E. Lee 1996 Speaks Out

Jesus Said Love Podcast

In light of the recent high school name changes in Tyler, Texas, Emily's hometown, we sit down with one of Emily's close high school friends, Kevin Porter, to discuss all things race and racism as well as what it was like to a black man crowned as Mr. Robert E. Lee.

1hr 14mins

10 Aug 2020

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