After Words with Harvey Kaye
Harvey Kaye discussed his book Thomas Paine and the Promise of America, published by Hill and Wang. He discussed the life of Founding… read more
Harvey Kaye discussed his book Thomas Paine and the Promise of America, published by Hill and Wang. He discussed the life of Founding Father Thomas Paine and the influence of his political writings, including Common Sense, on American reformers such as William Lloyd Garrison, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, and Eugene Debs. He was interviewed by Michael Novak, director of Social and Political Studies at the American Enterprise Institute.
Harvey Kaye is the Ben and Joyce Rosenberg Professor of Social Change and Development at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay. An award-winning author and editor, his numerous books include Are We Good Citizens?; Why Do Ruling Classes Fear History? And Other Questions; and The American Radical.
Michael Novak is a former theologian, author, and former U.S. ambassador. He currently holds the George Frederick Jewett Chair in Religion and Public Policy at the American Enterprise Institute in Washington, D.C., where he is director of Social and Political Studies. His books include On Two Wings: Humble Faith and Common Sense at the American Founding and The Universal Hunger for Liberty. close
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