Part 1 – What’s in the Future with the New Congress Guest: Ruth Conniff is Editor-in-Chief of the Wisconsin Examiner and Editor-at-Large for The Progressive Magazine. Part 2 – Analysis on the Georgia’s Runoff Elections Guest: Dr. Amy Steigerwalt is a Professor of Political Science at Georgia State University. She is Editor-in-Chief of the Justice System Journal. Her research … Continued
Letters and Politics
10:00 AM Pacific Time: Monday-Thursday
Letters & Politics seeks to explore the history behind today’s major global and national news stories. Hosted by Mitch Jeserich.
Guest: Edward B. Foley directs the election law program at Ohio State University, where he also holds the Ebersold Chair in Constitutional Law. He is the author of such books as Ballot Battles: The History of Disputed Elections in the United States, and most recently, Presidential Elections and Majority Rule: The Rise, Demise, and Potential … Continued
Today host Mitch Jeserich interviews Barnard professor Rosalind Rosenberg, author of the book Jane Crow: The Life of Pauli Murray. Pauli Murray was the first African American to earn a JSD from Yale Law School and her legal work on the 14th amendment provided the groundwork for Brown v. Board and inspired Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s work with women’s … Continued
Guest: Martha S. Jones is the Society of Black Alumni Presidential Professor and professor of history at Johns Hopkins University and author of the book VANGUARD: How Black Women Broke Barriers, Won the Vote, and Insisted on Equality for All.
Guest: Robert Ovetz discusses his new book, When Workers Shot Back: Class Conflict from 1877 to 1921, and covers insurrectionary labor history from the Great Upheaval to the Redneck War. [Rebroadcast]
Guest: Doug J. Swanson is a veteran reporter and editor, he spent much of his carrier at the Dallas Morning News. Currently he is a research assistant professor of English at the University of Pittsburgh. He is the author of several books including Blood Aces: The Wild Ride of Benny Binion, The Texas Gangster who … Continued
Guest: Laura Dassow Walls, an English literature professor, currently Professor of English at the University of Notre Dame and author of the book Henry David Thoreau, A Life.
Guest: Cal Winslow, a labor activist and educator, is Director of the Mendocino Institute and a retired fellow in environmental history at U.C. Berkeley. Author of Radical Seattle: The General Strike of 1919.
Guest: Susan Berfield, award-winning investigative reporter for Bloomberg Businessweek and Bloomberg News. She is the author of the book The Hour of Fate: Theodore Roosevelt, J.P. Morgan, and the Battle to Transform American Capitalism. [Rebroadcast]
Guest: Peter Fritzsche, professor of history at the University of Illinois and author of the book Hitler’s First Hundred Days: When Germans Embraced the Third Reich. [Rebroadcast]