GDG- O'Relly book filming for History channel

Charles T. Joyce CTJoyce at spearwilderman.com
Sat Jan 14 04:49:24 CST 2012


Great point.  Makes the errors all the more inexcusable.

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On Jan 13, 2012, at 8:39 PM, "CWMHTours at aol.com" <CWMHTours at aol.com> wrote:

> Esteemed GDG Member Contributes:
> I am just unaware of it but am no longer.
> 
> If he is such a historian then why would he write a book so  full of  
> mistakes?  
> 
> You would think someone with that background would know  better, wouldn't 
> you?  He must have written some kind of theses or  something with footnotes 
> and all in order to get a history degree.
> 
> I just personally am kind of tired when people with not much  expertise 
> come out with some new groundbreaking Civil War book to amaze  everybody and 
> half the time you can't even call it real history.  You read  it  and it is a 
> major disappointment that doesn't even teach you anything  new,  like 
> Swanson.
> 
> Your  Most Obedient Servant,
> Peter  
> 
> 
> In a message dated 1/13/2012 8:12:14 P.M. Eastern Standard Time,  
> jlb4tlb at yahoo.com writes:
> 
> Esteemed  GDG Member Contributes:
> So I guess you believe that O'Reilly's degree in  History as meaningless or 
> just unaware of it?
> 
> BTW, he also taught  History.
> 
> Namaste
> 
> Jeff  Burk
> 
> 
>> ________________________________
>> From:  "CWMHTours at aol.com" <CWMHTours at aol.com>
>> To: gettysburg at arthes.com  
>> Sent: Friday, January 13, 2012 8:01 PM
>> Subject: Re: GDG-  O'Relly book filming for History channel
>> 
>> You either are  a historian writing historian or you are  not.  It's black 
> 
>> and white to me.
>> 
>> 
>> 
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