- Alan Russell
- Simpsonville, SC
- United States
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Joss Whedon said, “Half of writing history is hiding the truth.” So, who gets to decide? Whom can one trust about the past?
When my brothers and I can't agree on the details of an incident from childhood, how can anyone believe anything from history? How does one know what and whom to believe--beyond indisputable facts (if they actually exist)? For example, Woodrow Wilson, a leader of the Progressive movement, was President of the United States from 1913-1921. But was he a racist who hindered progress and promoted segregation?