The Crack-Up: Eugene Debs & the Origins of Socialism in the U.S., with Maurice Isserman

Hamilton College's Isserman discusses American socialism in the early 1900s and the influence of Eugene Debs, a politician and trade unionist who received nearly a million votes for president in 1912. How did this movement influence MLK and the Civil Rights Movement? What's the difference between Debs and today's Democratic Socialists?

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