72 minutes | Dec 22nd 2019

AskHistorians Episode 144 - The Fire Is Upon Us

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Today /u/Drylaw talks with Professor Nicholas Buccola, author of "The Fire Is upon Us: James Baldwin, William F. Buckley Jr., and the Debate over Race in America" (Princeton University Press, 2017), about the important 1965 debate on race between James Baldwin and William F. Buckley Jr. We cover their influences on the civil rights and conservative movements respectively, and their ideas' continuing relevance.

You can find Professor Buccola on Twitter as @buccola_nick.

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