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90.5 WESA is committed to giving you access to discussions from some of smartest, most innovative thinkers in the world. With support from the nonprofit Chautauqua Institution, we're featuring informative lectures on issues that impact our region and beyond.

American Historian Ed Ayers Discusses the Logical Causes Behind Secession

Author and president of the University of Richmond Edward Ayers talks about the actual thoughts and reasons of Southerners behind secession. Ayers has written "In the Presence of Mine Enemies," "What Caused the Civil War?" and eight other books.