PBS NewsHour

‘These Truths’ weaves in underappreciated political stories

Clip: 11/06/2018 | 6m 57s | Video has closed captioning.

A new, single volume of history sets out to explore the experiment in government that is the United States. Jeffrey Brown sits down with award-winning Harvard historian Jill Lepore, author of “These Truths: A History of the United States,” to discuss how we now understand the role of women and people of color in our political heritage, and how to put today’s politics of division in proportion.

Aired: 11/06/18

Rating: NR

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