- Date posted: April 23, 2013
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In this 45 minute talk, historian Josh Freeman describes how the New Deal expanded and fundamentally changed the role of government in American life.
- Date posted: January 27, 2012
- Download Podcast | 16min 38sec | 15.97 MB
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.
- Date posted: December 22, 2011
- Download Podcast | 50min 50sec | 48.80 MB
Historian Graham Hodges discusses the life of David Ruggles, a radical black abolitionist living and working in New York City during the 1830s.
- Date posted: December 11, 2011
- Download Podcast | 34min 40sec | 50.01 MB
Historian Gregory Downs explains how grassroots political movements powered both the radical political possibilities and the ultimate violent defeat of Reconstruction.
- Date posted: May 19, 2011
- Download Podcast | 50min 04sec | 48.14 MB
Historian Annelise Orleck (Dartmouth College) tells the incredible story of a gutsy band of former cotton-pickers and hotel maids who led the welfare reform movement in Las Vegas and around the nation.
- Date posted: September 16, 2009
- Download Podcast | 26min 35sec | 31.98 MB
Barbara Winslow (Brooklyn College) discusses the life and legacy of Shirley Chisholm, the legendary Brooklyn activist, Congresswoman, and presidential candidate.
- Date posted: July 28, 2009
- Download Podcast | 22min 48sec | 32.91 MB
Nancy Hewitt (Rutgers University) puts women at the center of Progressive era reform movements.
- Date posted: July 16, 2009
- Download Podcast | 50min 03sec | 60.12 MB
Christian G. Appy (University of Massachusetts, Amherst) discusses the insights gleaned from his investigation of the Vietnam War from American and Vietnamese perspectives.
- Date posted: May 11, 2009
- Download Podcast | 45min 06sec | 65.03 MB
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.