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Category: History
October 1, 2014 at 6:50 AM

U.S. history: Focus first on the positive to foster civil obedience

In “‘A tale of two countries’ — Jefferson County’s assault on U.S. history” [Opinion, Sept. 28], Leonard Pitts decries Jefferson County’s “assault” on U.S. history. Valid points are made, but emphasis is misplaced. Before educators, commentators and columnists dwell on American misdeeds, emphasis must be placed on the still-evolving America: With all our warts,…

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