When Modern Mores Collide With History
The issue of how we judge historical figures has been in the news a lot lately. We're discussing how present-day perspectives can alter our view of the past.
Author and Historian Kenneth Davis and long-time Vermont historian Jeffrey Potash join us to talk about whether we should judge the actions or beliefs of historical figures by today's societal standards.
Broadcast live on Thursday, July 27, 2017 at noon; rebroadcast at 7 p.m.