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Bill O’Reilly’s new Lincoln book ‘an insult to scholars’

By Eric W. Dolan
Tuesday, November 15, 2011 0:29 EDT
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Former Nixon White House counsel John Dean slammed Fox News host Bill O’Reilly on Monday over his latest book about the assassination of President Lincoln.

The official Lincoln Museum at Ford’s Theatre has refused to sell the book because it is riddled with factual errors and lacks proper documentation.

“I stopped counting at 12 serious errors,” Dean said on Countdown with Keith Olbermann.

He said the book was an insult to “serious” writers who attempt to show scholarship in their work.

Watch video, courtesy of Current TV, below:

Eric W. Dolan
Eric W. Dolan
Eric W. Dolan has served as an editor for Raw Story since August 2010, and is based out of Sacramento, California. He grew up in the suburbs of Chicago and received a Bachelor of Science from Bradley University. Eric is also the publisher and editor of PsyPost. You can follow him on Twitter @ewdolan.
 
 
 
 
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