Book Discussion on The Other Eighties

Bradford Martin presents a history of political activism during the 1980s. The author reports that throughout the decade activists were… read more

Bradford Martin presents a history of political activism during the 1980s. The author reports that throughout the decade activists were focused on maintaining the progress made in years past against an ascendant conservative movement and the Reagan administration. Professor Martin explores many of the decade’s political movements, from AIDS activism and the nuclear freeze campaign to the denouncement of American corporate relations with South Africa’s apartheid government. Bradford Martin spoke at Books on the Square in Providence, Rhode Island. close

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Book Discussion on The Other Eighties

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Providence, Rhode Island, United States
First Aired:
Apr 30, 2011
Last Aired:
May 1, 2011

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  • Apr 30, 2011 | 11:15am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 01, 2011 | 10:02pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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