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Thread #156239   Message #3682570
Posted By: Keith A of Hertford
04-Dec-14 - 03:43 PM
Thread Name: BS: I am not an historian but........
Subject: RE: BS: I am not an historian but........
Sorry Greg, but I have made no irrational statement here.

Steve, the people who were actually there are all dead, but modern historians have access to vast archives of original documents written by those people.
Those archives were not available to the previous generation of historians.