SOURCE: Perspectives on History
by Abe Gibson
"Deepfake" videos threaten to undermine the integrity of primary sources, particularly for researchers and students of recent history. Historians need to be ready to question, verify, or push back against deceptive videos.
by Ralph Keyes
One of the most widely-used terms in discussions of American racism has its roots in a campaign by two pro-slavery writers to troll abolitionists through a fake tract promoting "miscegenation."
States may in fact use police powers to protect the health, safety, and welfare of persons within their borders.
SOURCE: Lead Stories
Fact Check: NO Evidence Presidents Lincoln And Kennedy Were Assassinated For Trying To End Federal Reserve
There is no evidence that both Lincoln and Kennedy were assassinated because they wanted to destroy the Federal Reserve system (which also did not exist in Lincoln's day).
by Keith A. Erekson
The discipline of history has much to offer our present age of misinformation in terms of subject matter and analytical methods.
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