Jack Nicholson and Faye Dunaway starred in “Chinatown” from 1974. Joe Mathews suggested using movies like this one to teach history, but a history teacher is skeptical.
Jack Nicholson and Faye Dunaway starred in “Chinatown” from 1974. Joe Mathews suggested using movies like this one to teach history, but a history teacher is skeptical. HANDOUT
Jack Nicholson and Faye Dunaway starred in “Chinatown” from 1974. Joe Mathews suggested using movies like this one to teach history, but a history teacher is skeptical. HANDOUT

Another View: Movies aren’t a silver bullet to teach history

February 23, 2016 04:00 PM

UPDATED February 24, 2016 12:00 AM

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