Why Living History?

Sometimes reenactors are accused of glorifying histories that some would rather either down play, vilify, or just plain forget that it ever happened. Listen to artist/historian Hermann Trappman describe how De Soto reenactors help others connect with a moment of history and ignite a lasting interest.  He observes that the reenactors are passionate and each have their own perspective on history.

Interviewed on location at De Soto National Memorial, 2010, by Chickasaw.TV