What has S.C. learned since the Civil War centennial?

I remember the Civil War centennial. I was a mere lad at the time, but images remain. There was enthusiasm throughout the country, but nowhere more than in South Carolina, where it all began.

As historian Robert Cook has written in his book, Troubled Commemoration: The American Civil War Centennial, 1961-1965, the commemoration nearly collapsed out of poor leadership and misguided enthusiasm.

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