Past and Present with Jill Lepore: Darrow and Labor Rights
Thursday, May 26, 2011
Jill Lepore, professor of American history at Harvard, staff writer at The New Yorker and author of The Whites of Their Eyes: The Tea Party’s Revolution and the Battle Over American History, concludes her stint as our weekly guest for the month of May. She will discuss how four past historical moments have influenced the present political and social climate in the United States.
Today's historical moment: The 1898 right to strike case and Clarence Darrow's defense.