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.
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: 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]
Guest: Zachary D. Carter is a senior reporter at HuffPost, where he covers Congress, the White House, and economic policy. He is the author of the book The Price of Peace: Money, Democracy, and the Life of John Maynard Keynes. Photo: John Maynard Keynes, 1933 on Wikipedia Click Here to Support KPFA
Guest: Richard Wolff is professor of Economics Emeritus at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. He is currently a Visiting Professor in the Graduate Program in International Affairs of the New School University in New York City. His latest book is The Sickness is the System: When Capitalism Fails to Save Us from Pandemics or Itself. … Continued
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 … Continued
Guest: Robert M. Alexander is a professor of political science and founding director of the Institute for Civics and Public Policy at Ohio Northern University. He is the author of Representation and the Electoral College. Photo by Clay Banks on Unsplash.com Click Here to Support KPFA
Guest: Judith Flanders is a social historian. She is a senior research fellow at the University of Buckingham. Her books include the bestselling The Invention of Murder, Inside the Victorian Home, and her latest, A Place for Everything: The Curious History of Alphabetical Order. Click Here to Support KPFA
Guest: Aaron Glantz is a Peabody Award-winning radio, print and television journalist. He is a senior reporter at Reveal and the author of several books including his latest, Homewreckers: How a Gang of Wall Street Kingpins, Hedge Fund Magnates, Crooked Banks, and Vulture Capitalists Suckered Millions Out of Their Homes and Demolished the American Dream. Click … Continued