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    Historians in the Court

    Historians talked about their roles as experts for court cases on subjects such as abortion, Native American treaties, gay rights, and affirmative action. They also spoke about how the…

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    Influence of the 1920s KKK on Politics and Culture

    Historian Linda Gordon talked about her book, The Second Coming of the KKK: The Ku Klux Klan of the 1920s and the American Political Tradition. She described a resurgence of the white…

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    2017 Biographers International Organization Editorial Excellence Award

    Robert Weil, editor-in-chief and publishing director of Liveright, received the 4th annual editorial excellence award presented by the Biographers International Organization. Following the…

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    The Second Coming of the KKK

    Professor Linda Gordon talked about her book The Second Coming of the KKK, in which she reports on the 1920's resurgence of the Ku Klux Klan. She spoke with historian Rick Perlstein.

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    Dorothea Lange

    Linda Gordon talked about her biography, Dorothea Lange: A Life Beyond Limits, in which she explores the life and career of the American photographer. This interview, conducted in New York City,…

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    Margaret Sanger and the Birth Control Movement

    Panelists talked about 20th century birth control advocate Margaret Sanger and her legacy. Topics included the impact of race, social class, and politics on the birth control movement.

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    Feminism Unfinished

    Professors Dorothy Sue Cobble, Linda Gordon, and Astrid Henry, talked about their book, Feminism Unfinished: A Short, Surprising History of American Women’s Movements, in which they examine…

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    Dorothea Lange

    Linda Gordon talked about her book Dorothea Lange: A Life Beyond Limits (W.W. Norton & Company; October 19, 2009). In her book she recalls the life of documentary photographer Dorothea Lange…

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    History of Birth Control in America

    Up next, at the Organization of American Historians meeting in Milwaukee, New York University Professor Linda Gordon discusses birth control in America. She argues that birth control in the U.S.…

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    The Great Arizona Orphan Abduction

    Linda Gordon spoke to students about her book The Great Arizona Orphan Abduction, published by Harvard University Press. The book examines racism in the turn-of-the-century southwest by…

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    2000 Bancroft Prize

    Faculty of Columbia University presented the 2000 Bancroft Prize to this years recipients. The winners gave brief descriptions of their books as well as discussed other topics relating to…

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