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Civil Unrest and Leadership in the United States
Civil Unrest and Leadership in the United States. BBC Interview with Dr Jennifer Hunt

16 August 2017

Dr Jennifer Hunt talks to BBC Radio Scotland on the recent civil unrest in Charlottesville Virginia and the response from President Trump. Dr Hunt reminds us that General Robert E Lee, around whose statue the Neo Nazi rally took place, opposed the placing of Confederate monuments and warned that they would be divisive. As a Southerner herself, Dr Hunt believes that some things belong on pedestals whilst other things belong in museums.

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