Alternative history

Apr 25, 2016 by

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I was excited to read how John Sharp teaches history at Hesston College (“How I Teach History Differently,” April 11). The two books for extra reading that he mentions are based on solid information and a must-read by all, not just students. They are: The Missing Peace: The Search for Nonviolent Alternatives in United States History and Lies My Teach­er Taught Me: Everything Your American History Textbooks Got Wrong. I commend Sharp and Hesston for teaching more of the whole story of American history.

Ronald J. Wyse
Mount Pleasant, Iowa

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