Unformatted text preview: therefore he has chosen to talk about the objectivity in the historical profession. The President chose this topic to address the recent legislation in the state of Florida banning history textbooks that do not simply tell the nation’s historical narrative, but rather explore the historical debates of America’s past. The President, although wanting the speech to be part if his legacy could only develop the title; “The Future of the Past: History, Objectivity and Historians role in Nation-Building.” Using Peter Novick’s book what would you write? Monday – Bush not relevant – its not his legislation – not history of his policies....
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- Spring '08
- History, President of the United States, Philosophy of history, Final exam date