Heated history

"Taken back, taken aback," my March 15 post on Eliot Jaspin's book, Buried in the Bitter Waters -- actually, my post about his appearance on the Diane Riehm Show on NPR -- has sparked a prickly exchange between Mr. Jaspin and James Loewen, author of Sundown Towns over issues of giving credit, definition of terms ("racial cleansing" and "sundown towns") and use of historical context.

Check it out.

March 27, 2007 9:12 AM |



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