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W&L’s Lucas Morel Discusses Juneteenth on “The Daily Signal” Podcast In the discussion, Morel explains why Juneteenth is a uniquely American holiday.

Lucas-Morel-vert-234x350 W&L’s Lucas Morel Discusses Juneteenth on "The Daily Signal" PodcastLucas Morel

Lucas Morel, professor of politics and head of the Politics Department at Washington and Lee University, was recently interviewed for the Heritage Foundation’s podcast “The Daily Signal.”

On the podcast, entitled “Why Juneteenth is a Uniquely American Holiday,” Morel discusses the significance of Juneteenth, what the Emancipation Proclamation accomplished and how he thinks the holiday should be celebrated.

Listen to the full interview here.