Revisionist Historians

McPherson, James M.
September 2003
Perspectives;Sep2003, Vol. 41 Issue 6, p5
Comments on the strategy of the administration of U.S. President George W. Bush to discredit critics of its venture in the 2003 Iraq War. Distortion of the past to serve partisan ideological purposes; Lifeblood of historical scholarship; Quest of historians to understand the past.


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