The History of Confederate Monuments and Modern Controversy

Mar 13, 2019


The Robert E. Lee bust that was toppled from its pedestal in downtown Fort Myers overnight Monday is already back up and screwed into place.

Police are still looking for whoever’s responsible for what they’re calling an act of vandalism.  

Once again attention is turned toward these Confederate monuments and today on Gulf Coast Live we're talking with FGCU professor Dr. Jeffrey Fortney whose area of expertise is the Civil War, how it's remembered, and how it's revised.