An obscure Tennessee law required Gov. Bill Lee to declare this past Saturday “Nathan Bedford Forrest Day” to commemorate the Confederate general and Ku Klux Klan leader. But Lee went further, admitting
If you’re in Tennessee, we’d like to wish you a very unhappy Nathan Bedford Forrest Day. The governor of the state is required by a decades-old state law to honor the Confederate general and early Ku Klan
Tennesse Gov. Bill Lee was under fire from Republicans and Democrats alike Friday after signing a proclamation designating Saturday, July 13 as Nathan Bedford Forrest Day, a state "day of special observance"
From the author, most recently, of ‘Freedom’s Detective: The Secret Service, the Ku Klux Klan, and the Man Who Masterminded America’s First War on Terror.’ 1. President Abraham Lincoln’s choice of Andrew