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May 25, 2017
Ever since Donald Trump became President I have believed his greatest threat to our society and to our democracy is not necessarily his authoritarianism, but his essential...
May 3, 2017
From the BBC” President Trump has caused controversy with a revisionist riff on Civil War history, telling journalist Salena Zito in an interview that Andrew Jackson could...
April 25, 2017
Last week the folks over at the Yale MacMillian Center interview the GLC’s Wendy Hesford. You can find the interview here.
April 24, 2017
In this 2 part episode we join James Scott as he presents some of the main arguments in his upcoming book Against the Grain: A Deep History of the Earliest States. This...
April 10, 2017
In this episode Garnette Cadogan, editor-at-large for Non-Stop Metropolis: A New York City Atlas, reads his essay “Walking While Black,” originally published in Freeman’s, a...
March 24, 2017
In this episode David Blight talks with James Walvin, Professor of History Emeritus at the University of York, and they discuss how traces of s;avery are often overlooked in...
March 13, 2017
In this episode Thomas Thurston spoke with Christienna Fryar, an Assistant Professor of History at SUNY Buffalo State and a visiting fellow at the Gilder Lehrman Center, on...

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