Education: Hibernians on History

In the U. S., the Ancient Order of Hibernians is an association of Irish-born zealots, sensitive as Jews to the slightest slight to their kind. In a world preoccupied by other matters, for instance, it frequently appears to good Hibernians that the impact of the Irish on U. S. history is belittled or neglected. In Rochester last week, where the Hibernians of New York State were holding convention, fiery charges were heard that U. S. schoolbooks are unfair to the Irish.

"We need a real American history!" shouted wispy, grey John McAdam, State Chairman...

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