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The theory of evolution and a re-write of American history are caught in the crosshairs when an unabashed Creationist seeks re-election as chairman of America's most influential Board of Education.

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Credited cast:
Rick Agosto ...
Himself - Texas School Board Member
Lawrence Allen Jr. ...
Himself - SBOE Board Member
David Anderson ...
Himself - Lobbyist
Mary Helen Berlanger ...
Herself - Texas School Board Member
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Himself - The Colbert Report (archive footage)
Bob Craig ...
Himself - Texas School Board Member
Cynthia Dunbar ...
Herself - SBOE District 10
Mel Gabler ...
Himself - Founder Educational Research Analysts Inc. (archive footage)
Mike Hudson ...
Himself - Former Texas Director People For the American Way
Mavis Knight ...
Herself - Texas School Board Member
Gail Lowe ...
Herself - Texas School Board Member
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Himself - Hardball Host (archive footage)
Don McLeroy ...
Himself - State Board of Education Chairman
Ken Mercer ...
Himself
Stephen C. Meyer ...
Himself -The Discovery Institute
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The theory of evolution and a re-write of American history are caught in the crosshairs when an unabashed Creationist seeks re-election as chairman of America's most influential Board of Education.

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$2,608 (USA) (5 October 2012)

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Great Film, Went Under Many Radars
11 July 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

The theory of evolution and a re-write of American history are caught in the cross-hairs when an unabashed Young Earth Creationist seeks re-election as chairman of America's most influential Board of Education.

Noted leftie Michael Moore stated, "I hope every American sees this film," and called The Revisionaries "a must-see film for anyone concerned about enforced ignorance and intolerance, and for those who still believe in science and in Thomas Jefferson." As much as it pains me to put a Moore quote in here, he is right -- this is something anyone concerned about education should see. Texas is powerful with textbook companies, and it seems they can literally rewrite history...

The hip-hop and country music debate was odd (and had brief moments of racial tension that were interesting), and then the whole social studies part... when it starts with a guy who believes people lived with dinosaurs, you think this will be strictly another evolution in schools documentary. But then you see how really strange the board members can get...


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