History

| Kevin C. Brown | History, Medicine
Nov. 8, 2011 — Historian David Kinkela discusses his book, “DDT and the American Century: Global Health, Environmental Politics, and the Pesticide that Changed the World.” Kinkela, an associate...view
| Kevin C. Brown | History, Labor
Nov. 1, 2011 — As Occupy Wall Street swept across the country and the world, Scott R. Nelson, labor and economic historian, and professor at The College of William and Mary in Virginia, discussed...view
Original Reporting | Abby Ferla | Environment, History, Quality of life
Oct. 19, 2011 — It was an idea that has since been called “America’s best,” and it was radical for its day: set aside the most majestic and important spaces in the country so that they would be...view
| Kevin C. Brown | History, Transportation, Urban Policy
Oct. 4, 2011 — Zack Furness, assistant professor of communications at Pennyslvania State University, Greater Allegheny, discusses his 2010 book, “One Less Car: Bicycling and the Politics of...view
| Kevin C. Brown | Cultural values, Environment, History
Sept. 20, 2011 — Utah State University associate professor of history Lawrence Culver discusses his book, “The Frontier of Leisure: Southern California and the Shaping of Modern America.”...view
| Kevin C. Brown | Alternative models, History
Sept. 6, 2011 — Ernest Drucker, a scholar in residence and senior research associate at the John Jay College of Criminal Justice of The City University of New York, discusses his book, “A...view
| Kevin C. Brown | Economy, History, Role of government
Aug. 2, 2011 — The Graduate Center of The City University of New York distinguished professor of history Judith Stein discusses her book, “Pivotal Decade: How the United States Traded Factories for...view
| Kevin C. Brown | Civil liberties, History, National security
July 26, 2011 — Historian Ernest Freeberg, distinguished professor of the humanities at The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, discusses his book, “Democracy’s Prisoner: Eugene V. Debs, the...view
| Kevin C. Brown | Education, History
July 12, 2011 — James W. Loewen, University of Vermont emeritus professor, and author of the bestselling book, “Lies My Teacher Told Me: Everything Your American History Textbook Got Wrong,”...view
| Kevin C. Brown | History, Immigration, Labor
July 5, 2011 — Lara Putnam, associate professor of history at the University of Pittsburgh, follows the history of migration in the Caribbean during the late 19th and early 20th centuries,...view

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