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In Depth: The Local History and Modern Legacy of the Confederate Flag

146 years after it ended, the Civil War's effects on race, politics, culture and economics in the south are clear. But there's one tangible remnant of the old south that's readily and proudly displayed on cars, clothing and, in some areas, over government buildings.The Confederate Battle Flag has been at the center of board education debates and murder trials in Kentucky in the last 20 years. But the commonwealth's history with the flag goes back much further.

http://archive.wfpl.org/20110427civilwarflag.mp3

Gabe Bullard is the director of news and editorial strategy.