Renowned Sociologist James Loewen on Statues and History — Letters and Politics KPFA

Letters and Politics
July 25th, 2020

Guest: James W. Loewen, renowned sociologist who has been working on removing Confederate statues for more than 20 years.  He is the author of the best seller Lies My Teacher Told Me.  His latest book is a memoir Up the Creek, with a Paddle: Tales of Canoeing and Life.  

James W. Loewen is the best-selling author of Lies My Teacher Told Me: Everything Your High School History Textbook Got Wrong; Lies Across America: What Our Historic Sites Get Wrong; and Sundown Towns: A Hidden Dimension of American Racism. He holds the distinction of being the best-selling living sociologist today.

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