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Jul 30, 2020

@claudiacragg speaks here with J Chester Johnson about a side of his grandfather, Lonnie Burch, that he never knew and only discovered late in his own life. His new book is Damaged Heritage and is he says a 'story of reconciliation'.

The 1919 Elaine Race Massacre, arguably the worst in US history (see more details...

Jul 23, 2020

A graphic novel adaptation has just been published of Fault Lines in the Constitution This important work by Sandford and Cynthia Levinson is disccussed here for  @KGNU with @ClaudiaCragg in view of the fact that, now, each day seems to bring another Constitutional crisis in the US. 
With so many contentious issues...

Jul 16, 2020

Claudia Cragg @claudiacragg speaks here for @KGNU with Lacy Crawford @lacy_crawford about her memoir, 'Notes On A Silencing'.

One night in October 1990, a young Lacy Crawford took a phone call at her dorm, surprised to hear an older boy pleading for her to come help him. Crawford was mystified but convinced there...

Jul 9, 2020

Claudia Cragg @claudiacragg speaks here with Larry Tye about his new book, Demagogue.

This is a definitive biography of the most dangerous demagogue in American history, according to Tye, based on first-ever review of his personal and professional papers, medical and military records, and recently unsealed transcripts...

Jul 2, 2020

When our younger son finished reading Sylvia Plath's The Bell Jar some years ago, he commented that it was not only an extraordinary literary work but also, of course, a source for rare insight into the complications of mental illness.

This reminded me  of a conversation (not so much a formal interview, you understand)...