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Creativity and Historical Truths
Norwich Congregational Church, United Church of Christ
Despite journalism’s essential role in informing the public about significant events, Dartmouth professor Irene Kacandes proposes that memoir, fiction, music, and art not only leave lasting impressions but sometimes convey important truths that journalism and history cannot.
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For more information
- VPR post on the memoir boom and why both writing and reading memoirs has become so popular
- Writing Cooperative article on how to use fiction to tell the truth
- The Fake News Generator shows just how easy it is to spin a lie