Conversations

Victoria Bynum

Season 15 Episode 1506 | 26m 46s

Historian and author Victoria Bynum talks about her book, "The Free State of Jones: Mississippi's Longest War." First published in 2003, the book tells the story of Jones County residents who opposed secession from the Union during the civil war. The true story is receiving a resurgence in interest now that it has been made into a major motion picture starring Matthew McConaughey.

Aired: 06/16/16

Rating: NR

Video has closed captioning.

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