Podcast: The Legacy of Christopher Columbus

The controversy surrounding Christopher Columbus has spanned decades. To some, Columbus serves as a symbol of bloodthirsty colonial expansion, a petty tyrant hellbent on pillaging native lands. To others, Columbus is a misunderstood and unjustified target of anti-American scorn who should be praised for his tolerance and kindness.

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Jarrett Stepman, a Daily Signal contributor and author of the book “The War on History: The Conspiracy to Rewrite America’s Past,” falls squarely in the latter camp.

Stepman joins “The Daily Signal Podcast” to discuss the much-maligned Columbus and to share the true story of the man who discovered America.

Listen to the podcast below.

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