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12:40 pm
Fri February 10, 2012

Interview with Professor of American Studies and History at Yale University, Matthew Frye Jacobson

On the program, Professor of American Studies and History at Yale University, Matthew Frye Jacobson, talks about the early arrival of Irish immigrants to the country in the 1800's and 1900's and how they were viewed by American. He talks about the evolution of racial discourse at the time and how that affected how "white" someone was considered.  

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