7 Feb 2010

Margaret MacMillan - Using and abusing history

From Sunday Morning, 10:06 am on 7 February 2010

Historian, Professor Margaret MacMillan says the history can be helpful in making sense of the world we live in, but it can also be manipulated. She talks to Chris about how dangerous history can be when its used by nationalistic, religious or ethnic leaders to foster a sense of grievance and a desire for revenge.