Posted on August 17, 2017 · Posted in Featured News Story, Roosevelt House, Roosevelt House General News

Following the recent protests and violence surrounding the removal of Confederate statues in the U.S., national and local news media invited Roosevelt House Director Harold Holzer to contribute to the discussion. Anchors and journalists from CNN and local FOX5 NY cite Holzer’s expertise in American Civil War History and issues related to the current reconsideration of how figures from the Civil War are memorialized.

The first segment features Director Holzer on CNN New Day with hosts Chris Cuomo and Alisyn Camerota.

The second segment is from CNN Newsroom with Brooke Baldwin, with Director Holzer and Professor Alfred Brophy from University of Alabama Law School.

The final segment is from FOX5 New York’s 5 o’clock news.

All interviews took place August 16, 2017.