History of Art and Architecture

Kirk Savage Publishes Article for PBS American Experience Documentary

Kirk Savage publishes a new article on the Lincoln Memorial to accompany the PBS American Experience documentary, Voice of Freedom. Savage's essay, "Who Owns a Monument?," appears online to bring context to the PBS film on the great contralto Marian Anderson and her epochal recital at the Lincoln Memorial on Easter Sunday 1939, a landmark event in the Civil Rights movement. Read the full article on PBS American Experience.

Image: Aerial view of Lincoln Memorial, April 30, 2007, Credit: Carol M. Highsmith, Public Domain