Kembrew McLeod talked about his book, Pranksters: Making Mischief in the Modern World, in which he discusses the history of pranking since the time of Benjamin Franklin. Professor McLeod argued that pranks are part of a long tradition of social critique in the United States. In his book, he profiles pranksters like the Yippies, Alan Abel, ACT UP, WITCH (Women’s International Terrorist Conspiracy from Hell), and the Yes Men. This event was hosted by Prairie Lights Bookstore in Iowa City, Iowa. close
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