Donald Trump and Pickett’s Charge

It’s been a while dear little blog. Here’s a brief glance at the adventures that I had at the Conference on Faith and History this weekend, which included meeting Sarah McCammon from NPR. From John Fea’s blog “The Way of Improvement Leads Home”

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While I was at Regent College in Virginia Beach this weekend for the biennial meeting of the Conference on Faith and History I attended a Donald Trump rally. (More on this in a future post).  After the rally I talked with Sarah McCammon, a reporter for National Public Radio, about Trump’s visit to Gettysburg earlier in the day.

Listen here:

https://www.npr.org/player/embed/499067575/499077129

A little backstory.  When I met Sarah in the “press pen” at the rally I was with my friends and fellow historians Susan Fletcher and Jay Green.  Sarah was eager to talk to Susan for a future story she is doing on women and evangelicals.  Stay tuned for that story.  Susan did a great job speaking about her identity as an evangelical woman and her distaste for Donald Trump.

Following the interview Sarah and Susan (and Sarah’s young son) chatted a bit more and really hit if…

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