‘Ghosts of a Lost Cause’

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‘Ghosts of a Lost Cause’ tells an unfinished story stretching beyond ‘friendliest small town’

BY: - January 8, 2024

Murray’s controversial court square Confederate monument “represents a distorted, bloody and awful past that we cannot forget but should not celebrate,” said Murray State University historian Brian Clardy. The 1917-vintage stone memorial topped by a 5½-foot statue of Robert E. Lee, the Confederacy’s most famous general, is the subject of a new film, “Ghosts of […]