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'America' documentary rebuts history of exploitation argument
'America' documentary rebuts history of exploitation argument

From filmmakers John Sullivan and Dinesh D'Souza — makers of "2016: Obama's America," the No. 2 grossing political documentary ever, as D'Souza will remind you — comes the equally polemical documentary "America." Its subtitle, "Imagine the World Without Her," makes a provocative premise. Instead, the film appears to be a point-by-point takedown of Howard Zinn's "A People's History of the United States: 1942 to Present" and its central thesis that the nation has thrived on purloining from Native Americans, Mexicans, slaves, labor and natural resources. He attempts to debunk Zinn through apagoge, as if finding an exception to Zinn's every rule will invalidate Zinn's entire argument. And D'...