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Cue The Tape: How David Barton Sees The World

David Barton in 2004. (ASSOCIATED PRESS)closemore
David Barton in 2004. (ASSOCIATED PRESS)

David Barton is not a historian. But his version of American history is wildly popular with churches, schools and the GOP. With help from historians Warren Throckmorton and Michael Coulter, co-authors of Getting Jefferson Right, we fact-checked a few of Barton's more common claims. Watch video examples of Barton's messages and see how they compare with the Constitution, historical text and the Bible.

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