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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- Stephen E. Ambrose Director (Former) University of New Orleans->Eisenhower Center
- Joseph J. Ellis Professor Mount Holyoke College->History
- Doris Kearns Goodwin Historian
Peter Charles Hoffer Distinguished Research Prof. University of Georgia->History Department
- Brian Lamb Host C-SPAN
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