[Northkeep] History lessons
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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