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December 13, 2019

Debunking Howard Zinn with Mary Grabar

Peter Wood

A People’s History is easily one of the most common and popular history books in America, why? What makes this revisionist history so appealing? Listen in as Peter and Mary Grabar attempt to answer these questions and others about Howard Zinn&#...

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December 6, 2019

Episode #46: Presidential Candidates On Higher Education with Rachelle Peterson

Peter Wood

Rachelle Peterson and Peter Wood discuss where the presidential candidates stand on higher education.

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November 21, 2019

Lincoln Redux: Race and American History with Lucas Morel

David Randall

In this episode, David Randall and political scientist Lucas Morel discuss Morel's response to the lead essay of the New York Times' 1619 Project, as well as strategies for countering the  "1619 Project" view of history...

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November 14, 2019

Episode #45: Seth Forman on the Middle Class

Peter Wood

Seth Forman, the managing editor of NAS’s journal Academic Questions, joins Peter W. Wood to discuss the relationship between higher education and the middle class.

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November 7, 2019

Episode #44: After Action Report on SFFA v. Harvard with Dennis Saffran

Peter Wood

Just a few weeks ago, federal district judge Allison Burroughs issued a decision in Students for Fair Admissions (SFFA) v. Harvard, ruling that Harvard was not guilty of racial discrimination and affirming the value of diversity in college admissions...

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October 31, 2019

Episode #43: Lincoln on the Golf Course

Peter Wood

In this episode, Peter Wood is joined by NAS Board of Directors member Tom Klingenstein to discuss Abraham Lincoln, multiculturalism, the liberal arts, and "the golf shot heard round the academic world."

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October 30, 2019

The Vote to Abolish Racial Discrimination in Washington State

Peter Wood

In this special episode, Peter Wood is joined by Linda Yang of Washington Asians for Equality, the leading organization in the fight against Referendum 88. 

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October 25, 2019

Episode #42: From Myanmar with Love

Peter Wood

In this episode, I’m joined by Craig Klafter, a legal historian, Rector Emeritus of the American University of Myanmar, international scholar, and fellow alumnus of John Silber’s administration at Boston University.

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October 18, 2019

Episode #41: Amy Wax and Academic Courage

Peter Wood

When academic freedom isn't enough courage becomes necessary. In this episode, Peter W. Wood is joined by Penn Law Professor Amy Wax.

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October 10, 2019

Episode #40: Clarence Thomas and the Lost Constitution with Myron Magnet

Peter Wood

Clarence Thomas joined the Supreme Court in 1991, he found many on the Court were interpreting a different Constitution than the one the Framers wrote. In this edition of Curriculum Vitae, Peter is joined by Myron Magnet to discuss the life and...

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