Why don't Americans know their history?
Sarah Palin was widely criticized for her version of Paul Revere's midnight ride, but recent nationwide test results show that American students are less proficient in American history than any other subject. Do Americans know enough about their nation's history?
- Brian Balogh: Professor in the department of history at the University of Virginia and co-host of the radio show "Backstory: With the American History Guys."
- Rick Shenkman: Author and historian. He is editor and founder of George Mason University's History News Network, and author of several books, including "Legends, Lies & Cherished Myths of American History.