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Columbia University Press Town Meeting: Are We a United People?

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09640.045 Author/Creator: Columbia University Press Place Written: New York, NY Type: Pamphlet Date: 24 February 1941 Pagination: 35 p. ; 18.5 x 12.7 cm.

Summary of Content: One pamphlet entitled, "Town Meeting: Are We a United People?" published by Columbia University Press dated 1941. An episode transcription of the program, "America's Town Meeting of the Air," which aired on NBC. Guests featured during the discussion were Mark Ethridge, journalist and general manager of Louisville newspapers, John Temple Graves II, columnist and Erskine Caldwell, novelist, discussing the differences between the South, West, and North parts of the United States. Hosted by Birmingham-Southern College and the American Assocation of University Women.

People: Ethridge, Mark, 1931-1981
Caldwell, Erskine, 1903-1987
Graves, John Temple, II, 1892-1961

Historical Era: Great Depression and World War II, 1929-1945

Subjects: African American HistoryRace discriminationCivil WarCivil Rights MovementCitizenshipSharecroppingEconomicsIndustryInfrastructureWritersVoting Rights

Sub Era: World War II

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