The Troubled Resurgence of the Confederate Flag
Chris Springer looks at how the Confederate Flag has become a symbol of 20th-century rebellion.
Over 150 years after Appomattox, the last casualty of the American Civil War still awaits a final rest. The emblem of Southern rebellion – the Confederate battle flag – soldiers on, pressed back into service for an unlikely cause. Today the 'rebel flag' is a ubiquitous fixture of popular culture, worn on jackets and T-shirts by hundreds of thousands from Honolulu to Moscow and beyond.