[Abridged] Presidential Histories

28.C.) Woodrow Wilson's legacy on race; an interview with Eric S. Yellin

August 15, 2022 Kenny Ryan
28.C.) Woodrow Wilson's legacy on race; an interview with Eric S. Yellin
[Abridged] Presidential Histories
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[Abridged] Presidential Histories
28.C.) Woodrow Wilson's legacy on race; an interview with Eric S. Yellin
Aug 15, 2022
Kenny Ryan

No 20th century president did more to set back racial equality in the United States than Woodrow Wilson. His administration introduced a silent policy of segregating the federal government, and when he finally spoke out about it, he gave weight to a philosophy that was used to rationalize continued segregation for decades more.

Join me as I talk with Eric S. Yellin, an associate professor of History and American Studies at the University of Richmond and author of Racism in the Nation’s Service: Government Workers and the Color Line in Woodrow Wilson's America, about the racist legacy of Woodrow Wilson.

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No 20th century president did more to set back racial equality in the United States than Woodrow Wilson. His administration introduced a silent policy of segregating the federal government, and when he finally spoke out about it, he gave weight to a philosophy that was used to rationalize continued segregation for decades more.

Join me as I talk with Eric S. Yellin, an associate professor of History and American Studies at the University of Richmond and author of Racism in the Nation’s Service: Government Workers and the Color Line in Woodrow Wilson's America, about the racist legacy of Woodrow Wilson.

Grave Injustice

The makeup of the U.S. Supreme Court and the cases they are hearing are no...

Listen on: Apple Podcasts   Spotify

Support the Show.

(Cont.) 28.C.) Woodrow Wilson's legacy on race; an interview with Eric S. Yellin