How Christian Were the Founders? Rewriting textbooks in Texas

“This is how history is made — or rather, how the hue and cry of the present and near past gets lodged into the long-term cultural memory or else is allowed to quietly fade into an inaudible whisper. Public education has always been a battleground between cultural forces; one reason that Texas’ school-board members find themselves at the very center of the battlefield is, not surprisingly, money.”

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/02/14/magazine/14texbooks-t.html

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