Book Discussion on Speaking Out for America's Poor

Edward Allan Brawley talked about Speaking Out for America’s Poor: A Millionaire Socialist in the Progressive Era. The book… read more

Edward Allan Brawley talked about Speaking Out for America’s Poor: A Millionaire Socialist in the Progressive Era. The book chronicles the life of Robert Hunter, an advocate for the working class and poor in the 19th and 20th centuries. Mr. Brawley talked about Robert Hunter’s efforts to bring the existence of widespread poverty to America’s attention with the publication of his book, Poverty, and in his proposed solutions to issues facing those workers, many of which were adopted by states and localities. Following his speech he answered questions from members of the audience. close

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Book Discussion on Speaking Out for America's Poor

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204115-1
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Public Affairs Event
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Phoenix, Arizona, United States
First Aired:
Mar 22, 2008
Last Aired:
Mar 23, 2008

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  • Mar 22, 2008 | 3:03pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 23, 2008 | 4:42am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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