Publication Date

October 31, 2022

Perspectives Section

Letters to the Editor

To the Editor:

loved the well-written article “Is History History?” (September 2022) from James H. Sweet, since it seemed to be based on speaking the truth, and I was very disappointed that Sweet inserted an apology at the front of the article.

I encourage Dr. Sweet to continue to speak the truth so that the truth can prevail. The article seemed to be based on facts and not asserting a political viewpoint. I agree that when political viewpoints start to be leveraged as facts then we are in a world of hurt. What is most shameful is that when others attempt to perform this act, they do not have to write any sort of an apology associated with their work since it becomes acceptable for some people to be empowered to substitute facts with political viewpoints.

Excellent job, Dr. Sweet; keep up the good work.

Scott Green
Swisher, Iowa

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