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‘Birth Of A Nation,’ The Historian’s Review: A Scholar Considers Use Of The Past In Parker’s Movie-For-Today

Editor's Note: Nate Parker has been of two minds about the historical grounding of his film, The Birth Of A Nation, which tells a story based on the Nat Turner slave revolt of 1831. As recently as last Sunday, Parker reminded Anderson Cooper in a 60 Minutes interview that the movie is, in effect, a reality-based fiction. "There's never been a film that was 100% historically accurate," Parker said.
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