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Teaching history for indoctrination—James Loewen On Contact

On Contact with Chris Hedges
August 22nd, 2020

Chris Hedges discusses the teaching of history as a form of indoctrination with Professor James W. Loewen.

Loewen’s book:
Lies My Teacher Told Me: Everything Your American History Textbook Got Wrong.

His new book, a memoir, is: Up a Creek, with a Paddle: Tales of Canoeing and Life


James W. Loewen is the best-selling author of Lies My Teacher Told Me: Everything Your High School History Textbook Got Wrong; Lies Across America: What Our Historic Sites Get Wrong; and Sundown Towns: A Hidden Dimension of American Racism. He holds the distinction of being the best-selling living sociologist today.

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