Tenacious Critic Fought 'Liberal' Textbooks For decades, Mel Gabler, a retired Texas oil company worker, and his wife had a profound influence on what American children read in their schools. Gabler became famous for criticizing textbooks as liberal and factually incorrect. He died Sunday. NPR's John Burnett reports.
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Tenacious Critic Fought 'Liberal' Textbooks

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Tenacious Critic Fought 'Liberal' Textbooks

Tenacious Critic Fought 'Liberal' Textbooks

Tenacious Critic Fought 'Liberal' Textbooks

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For decades, Mel Gabler, a retired Texas oil company worker, and his wife had a profound influence on what American children read in their schools. Gabler became famous for criticizing textbooks as liberal and factually incorrect. He died Sunday. NPR's John Burnett reports.