Jarrett's episode appearances
Episode 91: “Howard Zinn’s War on History” with Jarrett Stepman and Dr. Mary Grabar
There is no historian like Howard Zinn. Certainly no other history book has taken the place of the Bible at the swearing-in of an elected official . But in 2019, Howard Zinn’s “A People’s History” was the sacred object on which newly elected Oklahoma City council member JoBeth Hamon chose to place her hand for her oath of office . “For one of the great enemies of the American idea, Howard Zinn, our history “a story of defeat, despair, and domination … a tragedy in three acts: what we did to the Indians, what we did to the African-Americans, and what we did to everyone else,” explains my guest Dr. Mary Grabar the author of “Debunking Howard Zinn: Exposing the Fake History That Turned a Generation against America.” Because of Zinn and other historians like him, American schools have largely stopped teaching our children what America is and what she represents in the history of the world. “An all-important question has opened up a great chasm between Americans: Is the essence of our civilization—our culture, our mores, our history—fundamentally good […]
Jarrett Stepman is a columnist for the Daily Signal.