Mr. Edgar talked about the life and legacy of Mary Chesnut and displayed several original documents relating to her journals and diary.
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
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- Walter Edgar Director University of South Carolina->Institute for Southern Studies
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