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Historical Inaccuracies

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A. What did you learn from reading your classmates' posts to "Blog #1: Re-Viewing the Past"? The most common opinion through out the blogs is that historical inaccuracies hurt our understanding of the historical event itself. A movie that is historically accurate may not sell well or may be boring. So, in order to keep it interesting, filmmakers typically add elements of humor or blur the line between reality and fact. The issue is that more harm than good is done to make a movie "more fun". Inaccuracies can confuse people that have seen other movies that were based upon the same historical event, or have read books on it. The most interesting aspect is that, as a whole, we all agree that historical inaccuracies hurt our overall understanding
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