Directed by Scott Thurman
Not rated | 92 min | 2012 | USA
**A Q+A with director Scott Thurman, moderated by Doug Fabrizio, host of KUER’s RadioWest.
In Austin, Texas, fifteen people influence what is taught to the next generation of American children. Once every decade, the highly politicized Texas State Board of Education rewrites the teaching and textbook standards for its nearly 5 million schoolchildren. And when it comes to textbooks, what happens in Texas affects the nation as a whole. THE REVISIONARIES follows the rise and fall of some of the most controversial figures in American education as they determine the content of science and history textbooks, and debate the theory of evolution vs. creationism.