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Nancy MacLean Event

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The Campus Origins of Today's Radical Right and the crisis of American democracy with Nancy Maclean, PhD. William, H. Chafe Professor of History and Public Policy, Duke University. Friday, November 1, 2019, from 3 pm to 5 pm. College of Social Work, Room 155. 395 S 1500 E, Salt Lake City, UT. Nancy Maclean is the award-winning author of the new york times bestseller, democracy in chains: the deep history of the radical right's stealth plan for America, which booklist called, perhaps the best explanation to date fo the roots of the political divide that threatens to irrevocably alter American government. during this presentation, Dr. Maclean will explore the little-known genesis of today's radical corporate right, from its crucible in Virginia in the late 1950s, to its eventual embrace by billionaire Charles Koch and the infrastructure of the organizations his donor network supports, including on campuses across the country. Dr. Maclean is the William H. Chafe Professor of History and Public Policy at Duke University, and the award-winning author of the Behind the Mask of Chivalry (a new york times noteworthy book of the year) and freedom is Not enough, which the Chicago Tribune called contemporary history at its best. her scholarship has received more than a dozen major prizes and awards and has been supported by fellowships from the American council fo learned societies, the national endowments for the humanities, the national humanities center, the Russel sage foundation, and the Woodrow Wilson national fellowships foundation. Reception to follow Dr. Maclean's presentation. The events is free and open to the public, however seating is limited and advance registration is required.