Book Discussion on Past Imperfect: Facts, Fictions, Frauds

Mr. Hoffer talked about his book Past Imperfect: Facts, Fictions, Frauds - American History from Bancroft and Parkman to Ambrose,… read more

Mr. Hoffer talked about his book Past Imperfect: Facts, Fictions, Frauds - American History from Bancroft and Parkman to Ambrose, Bellisles, Ellis, and Goodwin, published by PublicAffairs. An adviser to the American Historical Association on plagiarism, Professor Hoffer focused on four notorious recent cases of professional historical misconduct in his book. Among the topics he addressed were the professional study of history, the battle between academic and popular history, and professional standards for journalists and historians. close

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Book Discussion on Past Imperfect: Facts, Fictions, Frauds

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Nov 21, 2004
Last Aired:
Nov 22, 2004

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  • Nov 21, 2004 | 8:00pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Nov 21, 2004 | 11:00pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Nov 22, 2004 | 6:00am EST | C-SPAN 1
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