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Confederate Culture Wars at the National Cathedral: Chris Mackowski

In 1953, when the United Daughters of the Confederacy finally had the money to install stained glass windows of Lee and Jackson at the National Cathedral, the cathedral was delighted to take their money.

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Mackowski Interviewed by Washington Post about Cathedral Windows

In case you haven’t seen it, ECW’s Chris Mackowski was interviewed by Washington Post columnist John Kelly in a story earlier this week. “Why are Robert E. Lee and Stonewall Jackson honored at Washington National Cathedral?” Kelly asks, referring to … Continue reading

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Lee and Jackson in the National Cathedral

The technicolor hush that fills the National Cathedral in Washington D.C. seems both vibrant and subdued. I don’t know how quiet can be so colorful. The silence beams down from the massive stained glass windows overhead, but the effect on … Continue reading

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