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  • emThere Is Power in a Unionem
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    There Is Power in a Union

    Philip Dray presents a history of organized labor in America. The author recalls the first unions started in the textile mills of Lowell, Massachusetts, the rise of organized labor, and the…

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  • After Words with Philip Dray
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    After Words with Philip Dray

    Philip Dray talked about his book Capitol Men: The Epic Story of Reconstruction Through the Lives of the First Black Congressmen (Houghton Mifflin; September 16, 2008) with guest interviewer…

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    Stealing God's Thunder: Benjamin Franklin\'s Lightning Rod

    Philip Dray talked about his book Stealing God’s Thunder: Benjamin Franklin’s Lightning Rod and the Invention of America, published by Random House. Mr. Dray used slides to accompany his talk as he expounded…

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  • emAt the Hands of Persons Unknownem
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    At the Hands of Persons Unknown

    Mr. Dray talked about his book At the Hands of Persons Unknown: The Lynching of Black America, published by Random House. The book chronicles what the author refers to as the systematic…

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  • Historys Dark Truths Panel
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    History's Dark Truths Panel

    Moderated by Joyce Appleby, the author of Inheriting the Revolution: The First Generation of Americans and co-editor of Thomas Jefferson, the panelists discussed their books about malevolent…

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