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How Protest Movements Change America

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Speaker(s): Professor Frances Fox Piven

Recorded on 21 November 2012 in Sheikh Zayed Theatre, New Academic Building.

Professor Piven will examine a number of pivotal movements in American history, including the mobs of the revolutionary era, the abolitionists, and the labor, civil rights and feminist movements.

Frances Fox Piven is distinguished professor of political science and sociology at The Graduate Center, CUNY

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