Teaching Kids About Government

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The frequently fascinating brain pickings blog has dug
up an artifact sure to warm Reason readers’ hearts—a 1969
schoolbook called How
Our Government Helps Us, filled with educational
illustrations such as this one:

and this one:

For more of the book, go ;here.
There doesn’t seem to be anything in there about police brutality
or the Vietnam War, but perhaps those pages just haven’t been
scanned yet.
Bonus: The ;Firesign Theatre recorded live on
KPFK-FM, having some fun with a similar text that was published in
Spanish:

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Teaching Kids About Government

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