Letters & Politics US History Collection
Mitch Jesserich curates a collection of his in-depth interviews on US History
Guest: Linda Greenhouse is Joseph Goldstein Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School and a Pulitzer Prize–winning Supreme Court journalist who is a contributing Op-Ed writer for The New York Times. She is author of several books including Becoming Justice Blackmun: Harry Blackmun’s Supreme Court Journey
Guest: Timothy Brennan is the author of several books, including At Home in the World: Cosmopolitanism Now; Borrowed Light: Vico, Hegel, and the Colonies; and Salman Rushdie and the Third World: Myths of the Nation, and his latest, Places of Mind: A Life of Edward Said. Professor Brennan teaches in the humanities at the University of Minnesota.
Guest: Hilary Holladay is a biographer, novelist, poet, and scholar of modern and contemporary American literature. She is a former director of the Jack and Stella Kerouac Center for American Studies and professor of English at the University of Massachusetts in Lowell. Holladay is the author of several books, her most recent is The Power of Adrienne … Continued
Guest: Ethan Michaeli is an award-winning Chicago based author, publisher, and journalist. He was a copy editor at the Chicago Defender for five years and has written a book detailing its history, achievements, and struggle, entitled The Defender: How the Legendary Black Newspaper Changed America, as well as Twelve Tribes: Promise and Peril in the New Jerusalem.
Guest: Gary Dorrien is Reinhold Niebuhr Professor of Social Ethics at Union Theological Seminary and Professor of Religion at Columbia University in New York City. An Episcopal priest, he is the author of several books and over one hundred articles that range across the fields of theology, philosophy, social theory, politics, ethics, and history. Today’s … Continued