The Power Line Show, Episode 19: Historians and Pope Go Off the Rails, with Charles Kesler

Last night, Steve, Paul and I recorded Episode 19 of the Power Line show. We were joined by Professor Charles Kesler of Claremont McKenna College, the editor of the Claremont Review of Books. Professor Kesler is one of the scholars who have signed a letter objecting to the College Board’s new standards for teaching American history to advanced placement high school students. The standards require teachers to put American history in a global, leftist framework. Our discussion of the standards and their defects was lively, to say the least.

We also discussed the Pope’s ill-advised and ill-informed foray into climate science and the entry of Jeb Bush and Donald Trump into the Republican presidential race.

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