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History As It Happens

Oct 24, 2021

This episode was recorded live, featuring a conversation between History As It Happens host Martin Di Caro and American Historical Association executive director James Grossman at the Washington Times studios. It will appear on C-SPAN's American History TV in November. They discussed the current controversies over history curricula at America's schools: are children really being indoctrinated? Why did certain historical narratives come to dominant scholarship, such as the Dunning school's interpretation of Reconstruction? Di Caro and Grossman also covered the state of civics education in the U.S.