48 Liberal Lies About American History

48 Liberal Lies About American History

(that You Probably Learned in School)

Book - 2008
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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.

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


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Mar 06, 2016

“Exposing More of Larry Schweikart's Lies About Liberals”
August 18, posted to Brane Space

EuSei Mar 21, 2015

The author's profile: https://www.udayton.edu/directory/artssciences/history/schweikart_larry.php

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
“"48 Liberal Lies on American History"? Exposing Larry Schweikart's Book For the Dreck It Is”

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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