Book Discussion on Mother Jones

Professor Gorn talked about his book, Mother Jones: The Most Dangerous Woman in America, published by Hill & Wang. The biography is… read more

Professor Gorn talked about his book, Mother Jones: The Most Dangerous Woman in America, published by Hill & Wang. The biography is about social activist Mother Jones and the times in which she lived. The author described the life of Mother Jones, a socialist organizer and orator during the late 1800s and early 1900s. Mother Jones was first Mary Harris, an Irish immigrant who married and became Mary Jones. After losing her husband and children to yellow fever, she re-created herself as Mother Jones and became well known as an activist for the rights of the working class. Professor Gorn took questions at the end of the program. close

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Book Discussion on Mother Jones

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Program ID:
165604-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
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Speech
Location:
Chicago, Illinois, United States
First Aired:
Oct 14, 2001
Last Aired:
Aug 3, 2007

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  • Oct 14, 2001 | 6:59am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 16, 2001 | 12:59pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 24, 2002 | 3:47am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 31, 2007 | 2:57am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 31, 2007 | 8:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 03, 2007 | 8:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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