Drew Gilpin Faust: Necessary Trouble: Growing up at Midcentury - Episode 14
On this edition of Simoncast, Drew Gilpin Faust discusses her new memoir, "Necessary Trouble: Growing up at Midcentury," with Institute director John Shaw.
The memoir discusses her experience as a privileged white girl in conservative, segregated Virginia was expected to adopt a willful blindness to the inequities of race and the constraints of gender. Faust is the former president of Harvard University and a leading scholar of the American Civil War.
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.