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ERIC Number: EJ386370
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1989
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Facing the Ugly Past: A Need for Glasnost in the West.
Schwartz, David
Social Education, v53 n1 p33,60 Jan 1989
Urges the frank examination of painful episodes in Western and other open societies' recent history to achieve glasnost and historical honesty. Cites the Klaus Barbie trial and the accompanying embarrassment for both France and the United States. Points out distortion in Japanese textbooks on the pre- and World War II years and in U.S. textbooks on the Vietnam War. (LS)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Guides - General
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Austria; France; Japan