[Northkeep] History lessons

Marc Carlson marccarlson20 at hotmail.com
Tue Apr 6 18:57:42 PDT 2004

>From: Anne Brewer <anaka_ravenna at yahoo.com>
>What I would be truly afraid is to see what a comparable study of Americans 
>would show... >considering how much more dumbed-down our schools are and 
>how much more TV average >Americans watch... And that these are our movies 
>and our directors... Or even more frightening, to >do a survey of how many 
>American believe the Washington and the apple tree story, or Jonny 
> >Appleseed, or Paul Bunyan?

I would submit that most modern Americans don't really have a clue who 
Johnny Appleseed or Paul Bunyon were.  They haven't done big screen movies 
about either of them lately.


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