Guest
Beverly Gage, Professor of 20th-century U.S. History

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Episode: January 16, 2013

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Professor Gage's teaching and research focus on the evolution of American political ideologies and institutions. She teaches courses on terrorism, communism and anticommunism, American conservatism, and 20th-century American politics. Her first book, The Day Wall Street Exploded: A Story of America in its First Age of Terror, examined the history of terrorism in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, focusing on the 1920 Wall Street bombing. We talk with Professor Gage about her forthcoming book, G-Man: J. Edgar Hoover and the American Century

Learn more about Beverly Gage.