PBS NewsHour

Trump calls 1619 Project, critical race theory 'propaganda'

Clip: 09/17/2020 | 6m 43s Video has closed captioning.

Speaking at the White House Conference on American History on Thursday, President Trump announced he would be signing an executive order to create the “1776 Commission” to promote a “patriotic education.” Trump also blasted efforts to reexamine American history with a deeper emphasis on slavery and racism. Yamiche Alcindor joins Judy Woodruff to discuss Trump’s perspective on race.

Aired: 09/17/20

Rating: NR

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