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How should controversial historical figures be taught?

How should controversial historical figures be taught?

Update: 2021-09-27
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Jenn talks about her very first time filming a historical location and why she decided to choose someone as controversial as Nathan Bedford Forrest.

A statue dedicated to him was taken down in December of 2017, from the center of Memphis, Tennessee. Was it taken down the right way? What SHOULD be the way those kinds of statues are removed...should they be removed? How difficult is it for historians to see figures with terrible acts in their past in an objective light?

Nathan Bedford Forrest and His History
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How should controversial historical figures be taught?

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