In this week’s episode we interview Ty Seidule, author of Robert E. Lee and Me: A Southerner’s Reckoning with the Myth of the Lost Cause, published by St. Martin’s Press in January 2021. Seidule served in the U.S. Army for thirty-six years, retiring as a brigadier general in 2020. Also, he is a Professor Emeritus of History at West Point, where he taught for two decades. Seidule is a New America Fellow, as well as the Chamberlain Fellow at Hamilton College in upstate New York, and he currently serves as Vice Chair of the Department of Defense’s National Commission on Base Renaming. He was interviewed on September 27, 2021 via an online Zoom session with veteran biographer and BIO member Kitty Kelley.