What we don’t know about history can hurt us

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July 27, 2011
Town Hall
by John Stossel  
Posted in Commentary, PND Commentary

"What liberates oppressed people? I was taught it's often American power. Just the threat of our military buildup defeated the Soviet Union, and our troops in the Middle East will create islands of freedom. Unlikely, says historian Thaddeus Russell, author of A Renegade History of the United States." [editor's note: According to Russell, Springsteen had more to do with the fall of the USSR than Reagan did; I can't disagree - SAT] (07/27/11)


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