Scott Thurman: The TT Interview

A new documentary about the Texas State Board of Education’s contentious battle over science and history education is premiering at the Tribeca Film Festival in New York City this week.  Its first — and so far only — screening in Texas will be at the Dallas International Film Festival this weekend.

The action in The Revisionaries takes place during the final term of Don McLeroy, the controversial former SBOE chairman. The film follows him as well as former Republican board member Cynthia Dunbar, Texas Freedom Network president Kathy Miller and Southern Methodist University professor Ron Wetherington as they battle over ...

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