Joan Stack speaks about historical aspect of painting

August 25, 2013 | 6:00 a.m. CDT
Joan Stack, curator of art collections at the State Historical Society of Missouri, talks with her audience after her tour of the "Remembering the General Order No. 11" exhibit Saturday. Stack spoke about the historical aspect of the painting and the controversies surrounding it. "You're not really expected to read it as a literal representation of the truth," Stack said.

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