American history textbooks are filled with anecdotes surrounding our country's past and accepted traditions. But which of these are true and which are simply white lies? AMERICA: FACTS VS. FICTION examines the past from a fresh perspective—revealing that it's very different and far more remarkable—than we ever thought.
Much of what we know about America's secret societies is myth, not truth. The Freemasons have no evil agenda, the Mafia took root not in New York, but the South, and Harvard's Skull and Bones does not control a sinister shadow government.