Mary Chesnut's Diary

Mary Chesnut's Diary

Constant Wonder

Eliza Pinckney

Episode: Eliza Pinckney

  • Jan 11, 2021 7:00 pm
  • 15:12 mins

Mary Chesnut was a Civil War diarist and a South Carolina belle from a prominent family. She was firmly committed to the South, but she was also a witty, highly educated feminist with no fondness for slavery. Guest: Catherine Clinton, Professor of American History at the University of Texas at San Antonio, and editor of "Diary of Mary Chesnut"