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New Editions Of James W. Loewen's "Lies My Teacher Told Me" And "Sundown Towns"

Book covers "Lies my Teacher Told Me" and "Sundown Towns"

James W. Loewen is a bestselling author and a regular contributor to the History Channel's History magazine and is a professor emeritus of sociology at the University of Vermont.

Two of his books, of "Lies My Teacher Told Me: Everything Your American History Textbook Got Wrong" and "Sundown Towns: A Hidden Dimension of American Racism" have been re-issued and he joined us to talk about why they are possibly more relevant now than ever.

Joe talks to people on the radio for a living. In addition to countless impressive human "gets" - he has talked to a lot of Muppets. Joe grew up in Philadelphia, has been on the area airwaves for more than 25 years and currently lives in Washington County, NY with his wife, Kelly, and their dog, Brady. And yes, he reads every single book.
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