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September 22, 2020

Peter Wood Speaks at the White House Conference on American History

John David

Last Thursday, NAS President Peter Wood spoke at the first ever White House Conference on American History, illustrating how campus radicals and violent protesters are often cut from the same cloth.

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August 10, 2020

Kick the ‘1619 Project’ Out of Schools

David Randall

America’s future depends on knowing our true past. We must get rid of the 1619 Project Curriculum to save our children from the anti-American lies of the woke establishment.

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July 30, 2020

In Defense of Unbiased History Education

Jay Bergman

An open letter from NAS Board Member Jay Bergman to the superintendent of Newington schools on the dangers of 1619 Project-inspired history curricula in K-12 education.

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June 22, 2020

Re-Founding a Nation: Jamestown Year 1

Bruce Gilley

To change the future, radicals must capture the past.

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May 19, 2020

And the Pulitzer goes to...Nikole Hannah-Jones?

John David

Hannah-Jones' eminently flawed 1619 Project essay deserved no consideration for this award due to its widespread disregard of journalistic standards and historical facts, as well as her refus...

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May 7, 2020

The Collapse of the Fourth Estate

Peter Wood

Nikole Hannah-Jones won a Pulitzer Prize for her work in The 1619 Project. This does nothing but demonstrate the Pulitzer Committee's tribal loyalty to progressivism.

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May 4, 2020

Pulitzer and the Politicization of American History

Christopher Kendall

How did a piece of historical commentary that misrepresents central elements of the American founding, rejects rigorous historical analysis, and elevates proudly biased distortions of history win the...

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April 14, 2020

The 1620 Project and its Critics

John David

Despite its particular challenges, the history of Plymouth Colony is an absolutely vital aspect of the American founding. We ought to treat it as such.

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April 7, 2020

Missing the Point of Plymouth Rock

David Randall

It is the essential, central component of the story of American liberty.

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March 16, 2020

The New York Times Revises The 1619 Project, Barely

Peter Wood

After more than six months of criticism from historians, The New York Times has very slightly revised part of The 1619 Project. It's a start, but we hope they will do more.

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