‘History Is Written by the Victors’ in War . . .

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. . . and Spielberg’s “Lincoln” portrays “the politically-correct, Northern view of Lincoln” while ignoring “the dark side of Lincoln” the “ambitious, secretive tyrant,” says the family-oriented Movieguide Web site.  Movies “are never a good substitute for serious study of the actual historical record,” Movieguide reminds us. And they are often designed to deceive, propagandize, and mis-educate.

12:15 am on November 28, 2012