This might be crazy, but imagine a first meeting of the academic year where no one talked about budgets, assessment, course assignments, or parking.
The following piece is an excerpt taken from a summer 2014 Perspectives on History article of the same title, written by Elaine Carey, Sara Haviland, Eric Platt, Sarah Shurts, and Emily Tai.
Today’s What We’re Reading features the “Case for Reparations” and ensuing conversation, Jon Stewart historicizes the Department of Veterans Affairs controversy, a restoration puzzle, and much more!
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