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Samuel Freedman: "Into The Bright Sunshine: Young Hubert Humphrey & the Fight for Civil Rights" - Episode 11

Author, columnist, and professor Samuel Freedman
Courtesy Samuel Freedman
Author, columnist, and professor Samuel Freedman

Samuel Freedman, an award-winning author, columnist, and professor discusses his book, “Into the Bright Sunshine: Young Hubert Humphrey and the Fight for Civil Rights,” with Institute director John Shaw. Freedman is a professor at Columbia University’s School of Journalism. He has been a staff reporter and columnist for The New York Times. He is the author of ten books, including “Letters to a Young Journalist.” Freedman grew up in New Jersey and has an undergraduate degree in journalism and history from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Hosted by John Shaw. Produced and edited by Jaclyn Durcholz. This podcast is produced through a partnership with WSIU Public Radio. For more information, visit paulsimoninstitute.org/podcasts

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John T. Shaw joined the Paul Simon Public Policy Institute as director in January 2018. He established the Institute’s “Better Politics, Smarter Government” agenda with its Restoring American Statesmanship, Renewing Illinois, and Understanding Our New World programs.