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1934 Textile Strikes
History professors Mark Nelson and Thomas Terrill, and journalist Frank Beacham talked about the 1934 textile strikes, the largest single industry strike in American history. The strikes lasted 22 days. On September 1st, 1934 tens of thousands of textile workers began the largest single-industry labor strike in American history. The strike resulted in many workers being blacklisted and some dying in violent clashes.62 views
James Madison and the Constitution
Jack Rakove talked about James Madison’s role in the creation of the Constitution. He also spoke about James Madison’s arguments in the Federalist papers he co-published with Alexander Hamilton and John Jay.709 views
St. John’s College in Annapolis, Maryland, hosted this event as part of its “Great Issues Forum.”