those we have chosen to place on pedestals in fact have cla

…I suspect in most cases those we have chosen to place on pedestals in fact have clay feet…

American Hubris: The Mythologizing of Christopher Columbus

How the blurred lines between history and politics turned an architect of destruction into a national icon.

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Trump and the White House don’t acknowledge Native Americans in push not to ‘erase’ Columbus’s legacy

There’s no mention of Columbus’s victims in Trump communications. But there is a sale.

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