the ku klux klan a general who is a racist and tragic figure like james long street or the 75% of the household in north carolina than didn't own slaves or the 95% of people, but fought for i think a bad cause. and for various reasons. but all of the complexity is washed away, when we turn history into mellow drama. as a point, 28 years ago ken burns rivetted the united states with a brilliant civil war documentary. it captured everyone imagination and renewed interest in that wonderful film, he had shelby foot, the folky, charmy, southern historian and novelist who tried to get a dispassionate but sometimes sympathetic reason why people fought for a bad cause. at times he said he could understand why they defended southern soil. will we go back to say to ken burns, we want you to cut out all of the shelby foot interviews, becausese they prome white supremacy, b because we fl we do.