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Thursday, March 19, 2015
The role of movies in an awareness of history
Hollywood rarely gets things right. (Hollywood rarely even tries to get things right.) However, the movies did play a huge role in educating the public about World War II, however skewed that education might have been. At the very least, there were a lot of names, dates and places that were placed before the public - facts about which the average child today is abysmally ignorant.