O11P - Discussion of TEDTalk by Alex Gendler - History vs. Christopher Columbus

12:00 - 1:00 PM

PRE-REQUISITES:   Participants view video before the discussion:  https://www.ted.com/talks/alex_gendler_history_vs_christopher_columbus/transcript?language=en#t-3895

Zoom link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/3973949439

Many people in the United States and Latin America have grown up celebrating the anniversary of Christopher Columbus's voyage, but was he an intrepid explorer who brought two worlds together or a ruthless exploiter who brought colonialism and slavery? And did he even discover America at all? It's time to put Columbus on the stand in History vs. Christopher Columbus.

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