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July 17, 2017
Movements of Black Refugees during the Civil War Era: Thomas Thurston spoke with Abigail Cooper, an Assistant Professor in History at Brandeis University and a visiting...
June 2, 2017
Draft Resisters and the Enduring Myth of Canada as the Promised Land: In this episode, Yale PhD candidate Wendell Adjetey discusses how US draft resisters in the 1960s and...
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...

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