KERA's Think
KERA's Think
Jul 29, 2021
How We Politicize The Past
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In fights over social issues, the political left and right have wielded an unlikely weapon: history. Princeton University historian Matthew Karp joins host Krys Boyd to discuss how both sides of the political spectrum have used history lessons for wildly divergent purposes, and what that means for the truth. His article, “History As End,” was published in Harper’s Magazine.

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