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  • Theodore Roosevelt and Jane Addams
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    Theodore Roosevelt and Jane Addams

    Panelists talked about the relationship between suffragist Jane Addams and Theodore Roosevelt. They focused on areas of cooperation in Progressive Era efforts to allieviate poverty and…

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  • After Words with Louise Knight
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    After Words with Louise Knight

    Jane Addams became the first American female to receive the Nobel Peace Prize as a vocal advocate for civil rights and a champion of social justice. She was an adviser to every president from McKinley…

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    Jane Addams

    Louise Knight talked about her forthcoming book Jane Addams: Spirit in Action (W. W. Norton & Company, 2010). In the only recent full-length biography of Jane Addams (1860-1935) she tells how…

    663 views
  • Virginia Festival of the Book Interview
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    Virginia Festival of the Book Interview

    Louise Knight was interviewed about her book Citizen: Jane Addams and the Struggle for Democracy, published by University of Chicago Press.

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  • Jane Addams
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    Jane Addams

    Authors Louise Knight and Katherine Joslin discussed the life and work of Nobel Peace Prize winner Jane Addams, founder of the Settlement House Movement. The event was moderated by Gary Johnson.…

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