Exceptional history? American history books whitewash ugly marks

RT America

Published on Aug 4, 2015

Academics and historians have launched a campaign against new guidelines proposed for American Advanced Placement history text books, saying they focus too much on ‘American Exceptionalism’ while minimizing tragedies like the ‘Trail of Tears’ or slavery’s role in the Civil War. Anya Parampil speaks with political activist Ward Churchill about the effect these new guidelines could have.

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