48 Liberal Lies About American History

48 Liberal Lies About American History

(that You Probably Learned in School)

Book - 2008
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Penguin Putnam
A historian debunks four-dozen PC myths about our nation?s past.

Over the last forty years, history textbooks have become more and more politically correct and distorted about our country?s past, argues professor Larry Schweikart. The result, he says, is that students graduate from high school and even college with twisted beliefs about economics, foreign policy, war, religion, race relations, and many other subjects.

As he did in his popular A Patriot?s History of the United States, Professor Schweikart corrects liberal bias by rediscovering facts that were once widely known. He challenges distorted books by name and debunks forty-eight common myths. A sample:

? The founders wanted to create a ?wall of separation? between church and state
? Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation only because he needed black soldiers
? Truman ordered the bombing of Hiroshima to intimidate the Soviets with ?atomic diplomacy?
? Mikhail Gorbachev, not Ronald Reagan, was responsible for ending the Cold War
America?s past, though not perfect, is far more admirable than you were probably taught.



Baker & Taylor
Challenges four dozen popular misconceptions about the United States' past, debunking beliefs about such topics as the separation of church and state, Lincoln's agenda behind the Emancipation Proclamation, and Truman's reasons for bombing Hiroshima. 25,000 first printing.

Publisher: New York : Sentinel, 2008
ISBN: 9781595230515
Branch Call Number: 973 Sch973f 2008
Characteristics: xv, 300 p. : ill. ; 23 cm

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naturalist
Nov 27, 2014

Article referring to the author: http://www.rightwingwatch.org/content/cpac-few-more-scenes-broadway
and . . .
“Propaganda Pimping Professor Larry Schweikart Gets Sixth “Fair and Balanced” Appearance On Fox&Friends” . . . .
from: http://www.newshounds.us/2009/02/04/propaganda_pimping_professor_larry_schweikart_gets_sixth_fair_and_balanced_appearance_on_foxfriends.php
and,
“"48 Liberal Lies on American History"? Exposing Larry Schweikart's Book For the Dreck It Is”
at:
http://brane-space.blogspot.ca/2014/08/48-liberal-lies-how-about-50-tea-party.html

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Sleepyjesus
May 07, 2014

The author is lying about a couple of things, Nixon did escalate the war in Vietnam for one, unless you don't call invading Cambodia and Laos an escalation.

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