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Historian Terry Golway has written a colorful history of Tammany Hall, which takes a more sympathetic view of the organization than many historians. Golway tells Fresh Air's Dave Davies, "What I'm trying to do in this book is present this other side of Tammany Hall."
Kean University professor Brian Regal went to China to teach history. He may have learned more than he taught.
Mayor Steven Fulop, elected last year as mayor of Jersey City, finds much to admire in a new history of Tammany Hall, the famous political machine in New York City. The book, “Machine Made: Tammany Hall and the Creation of Modern American Politics,” is written by Dr. Terry Golway, director of Kean University’s Center for History, Politics, and Policy, and is published by WW Norton.
History can show us the way to the future and it can show us the way home. In his recent op-ed Dr. Brian Regal extolls the value of historical perspective.
Dr. Abigail Perkiss, assistant professor of history at Kean University, recently commented on a court decision involving Title IX, a federal law that ensures gender equity in the funding of athletics in higher education. The piece was written for the National Constitution Center's blog.
Dr. Terry Golway, Director of the Kean University Center for History, Politics and Policy, is quoted in a recent Wall Street Journal article analyzing New York Cardinal Timothy Dolan's recent ascendancy to "what some described as rock star status."
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