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Constitution and Government

Frank Deale: A Brief History of Affirmative Action and CUNY

At the Professional Staff Congress's CUNY and Race Forum, attorney and professor Frank Deale provides historical context for issues surrounding affirmative action and the City University of New York.

Herbert Sloan: A Living Constitution

Law historian Herb Sloan makes his case for a “Living Constitution.”

Freedom and the U.S. Civil War

Jeanie Attie (Long Island University) examines the significance of slavery to the people who fought in and lived during the American Civil War.

What’s NEW about the New Deal?

Gerald Markowitz (John Jay College and The Graduate Center, CUNY) describes how FDR's New Deal changed the relationship between the U.S. government and the people.

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