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News Brief: Maurice Isserman speaking about Michael Harrington

By Sharon Rippey, Director of Media Relations  |  Contact Sharon Rippey, Director of Media Relations
Posted March 22, 2000
Biographer Maurice Isserman, Ph.D., W.R. Kenan Professor of History at Hamilton College, describes in his new book The Other American the life of Michael Harrington, America's foremost socialist. Professor Isserman will be available for comment and a book signing of The Other American: The Life of Michael Harrington at:

House of Our Own Book Store; 3920 Spruce Street; Philadelphia, PA; March 22 at 6:30 p.m.

Tamiment Institute Library; New York University; 70 Washington Square; New York City, NY; March 24 at 6:30 p.m.

Left Bank Books; 399 N. Euclid St.; St. Louis, MO; March 30, 7:00 p.m.

Professor Isserman was recently described by The New York Times Magazine "as the best regarded of the left-wing scholars of Communism." Isserman is an expert on 20th-century U.S. history, and is widely acknowledged to be one of the preeminent historians of the '60s. His recently published history of the decade, America Divided: The Civil War on the 1960s, was reviewed by The Washington Post, The New York Times, and The Philadelphia Inquirer.


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