Liberal Political Coalitions of the 1960s and 1970s

A panel discussion was held on how left coalitions worked together during the late-Sixties and early-Seventies to bring about political… read more

A panel discussion was held on how left coalitions worked together during the late-Sixties and early-Seventies to bring about political change. After their papers were presented, the panelists responded to questions from members of the audience. Allen Matusow made comments and moderated.

Melissa Estes Blair talked about “What Necessity Breeds: Feminist Networks in Denver, 1967-1975;” Rachel Pierce talked about “The Politicians of Women’s Liberation: Feminism in Congress;” and Todd Holmes talked about “Hippies, Housewives, and Hard Hats: The Coalition of La Causa.”

The panel “Political Networks: Coalition Building on the Left in the Late 1960s and 1970s” was held during the 102nd annual meeting of the Organization of American Historians at the Hilton Washington. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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  • Melissa Estes Blair Faculty Warren Wilson College->History and Political Science Department
  • Todd Holmes Graduate Student Yale University->History Department
  • Allen J. Matusow Professor Rice University->History Department
  • Rachel Pierce Graduate Student University of Virginia->Corcoran Department of History
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Liberal Political Coalitions of the 1960s and 1970s

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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Jul 31, 2010
Last Aired:
Aug 1, 2010

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  • Jul 31, 2010 | 12:40pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 31, 2010 | 6:40pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 01, 2010 | 12:40am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 01, 2010 | 6:40am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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