Book Discussion on Lies Across America

Mr. Lowen talked about his book, Lies Across America: What Our Historic Sites Get Wrong, published by New Press. He focused on… read more

Mr. Lowen talked about his book, Lies Across America: What Our Historic Sites Get Wrong, published by New Press. He focused on how many of our most visited historic sites tell the wrong story and are not historically accurate. He talked about sites of supposed Indian massacres overstate the dangers of 18th-century frontier living, and Helen Keller’s Georgia birthplace where a Confederate flag flies over the house of early NAACP supporters. After his prepared remarks he answered questions from the audience. close

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Book Discussion on Lies Across America

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Program ID:
153450-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Dec 18, 1999
Last Aired:
Feb 20, 2000

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  • Dec 18, 1999 | 7:59pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 18, 1999 | 10:58pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 15, 2000 | 4:18pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 20, 2000 | 5:23am EST | C-SPAN 2
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