Monday, August 22, 2005

Keeping History safe-2000 election an open sore

Keeping history safe is what librarians should do. This is Why the effort by Jeb Bush to close the State Library of Florida and the betrayal of professional ethics by state librarian,Judith Ring--were such a horror.

"We aren't doing the country a favor when we present recent history in a way that makes our system look better than it is. Sometimes the public needs to
hear unpleasant truths, even if those truths make them feel worse about their country.

Don't Prettify Our History

Published: August 22, 2005

The 2000 election is still an open sore on the body politic.