Kresta in the Afternoon – July 16, 2012 – Hour 2

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    First Topic - Education or Indoctrination? The Treatment of Islam in 6th Through 12th Grade American Textbooks

    A recently released analysis of history textbooks used in school districts nationwide reveals a strong pro-Islam bias that researchers say will profoundly affect the way future generations approach foreign policy, if left uncorrected. "Education or Indoctrination? The Treatment of Islam in 6th through 12th Grade American Textbooks," was sent to 70,000 school board members across the country in late March. The heavily documented, 229-page study, conducted over the course of two years, found the textbooks gloss over some aspects of the Islamic faith while completely rewriting others. Some, when discussing 9/11, never used the words Muslim or Islam. Brigitte Gabriel of Act For America, which commissioned the study, is with us.

    Second Topic - Kresta Comments: Analyzing Islam in America

     

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