Category: Historical events

New Bill to Inform Florida Students of Historic Events on Governor’s Desk | West Orange Times & Observer

An internal bill including a provision that all Florida students learn of the 1920 Ocoee Election Day massacre has been sent to Florida Governor Ron DeSantis. House Bill 1213 – sponsored by Representative Randy Fine (R-Palm Bay) – involves educational instruction on historical events. The bill requires every school district to teach students about the […]

How long is too early? Ten films that touched on recent historical events

This weekend, the drama of journalism Truth hits theaters, starring Robert Redford as a former CBS Evening News Anchor Dan Rather. The film follows a controversial report aired in 2004, which suggested that President George W. Bush received preferential treatment to avoid conscription during the Vietnam War. The report relied on documents which were later […]

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