“Lies my teacher told me”
James W. Loewen on C-SPAN
Propaganda starts in the classroom
Loewen worked on this book for eleven years.
A fascinating interview from 1995 by someone who analyzed twelve best selling US History college textbooks.
You think there might be a few “mistakes” in the way the stories were told?
One of the books he analyzed has 25% of the entire market share for US History textbooks in US schools.
How are these books written?
Publishers take the “winner” and copy it.