In this episode Thomas Thurston spoke with Isela Gutierrez, the Associate Research Director for Democracy North Carolina and a speaker on the Gilder Lehrman Center’s “Right to Vote” panel discussion, about her organization’s work to protect the citizens of North Carolina against legislative actions and court decisions designed to abridge the right to vote, and what those struggles portend regarding the struggle to protect voting rights nationally.
Monthly Archives: February 2017
A conversation with Sharon Rowe, CEO and Founder of Eco-Bags Products, Inc. A woman-owned certified B Corporation that offers thoughtful, ethically and sustainably sourced, durable-reusable bags.
North Korea expert and author Jieun Baek discusses how information gets in and out of North Korea and addresses common myths about the secretive country.
In this episode Thomas Thurston speaks with Elena Shih, an Assistant Professor of American Studies and Ethnic Studies at Brown University and a visiting fellow at the Gilder Lehrman Center, about her work on human trafficking rescue efforts and the politics of labor, gender, and sexuality.
In this episode David Blight speaks with Bryan Stevenson, the founding director of the Equal Justice Initiative and the author of Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption. Mr. Stevenson was here at Yale University to give the annual Parks-King Lecture at the Yale Divinity School.