Podcast: James I. Robertson

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James “Bud” Robertson published his first book on the Civil War in 1963. Among other accomplishments, he taught at Virginia Tech for decades, has written the definitive biography on Stonewall Jackson, and acted as a historical consultant to the 2003 film Gods and Generals. Now, he’s writing a book on Robert E. Lee. Bud talks with Colin about studying at Emory, being in the White House when JFK died, and working with Robert Duvall.

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