On the show this week, Chris Hedges, in his second interview with Professor James W. Loewen, discusses public monuments and statues, who put them up and why, and what may replace them. Loewen’s book is Lies Across America: What Our Historical Markers and Monuments Get Wrong.
Watch part one here: Teaching history for indoctrination
By Chris Hedges
Published on RT On Contact, Aug 29, 2020
James William Loewen (born February 6, 1942) is an American sociologist, historian, and author, who is best known for his 1995 book, Lies My Teacher Told Me: Everything Your American History Textbook Got Wrong, which was republished in 2008, and then again in 2018.