Journalist Pat Gantt McNeely, a 1960 Furman graduate, recently co-wrote a book, Knights of the Quill: Confederate Correspondents and Their Civil War Reporting. An interview with her about the book appeared on C-SPAN’s BookTV.
McNeely is the Eleanor M. and R. Frank Mundy Distinguished Professor Emerita at the University of South Carolina, where she taught writing and reporting for 34 years. She was chair of the Print Sequence in the journalism school for 25 years and associate dean for four years. Before joining the USC faculty, she was a reporter and editor for The Greenville News, The Columbia Record, and The State.
Watch the interview