Fall Conference 2018
The Ebb and Flow of Optimism through American History
November 16-17, University of Vermont
How the Gilded Age Created the Progressive Era
The voices of the Progressive Era, including Jane Addams, W. E. B. Du Bois, Theodore Roosevelt, and Zitkála-Šá, didn’t come from nowhere. Heather Cox Richardson explains how they articulated a vision for America that had its roots in the runaway capitalism of the Gilded Age.
Recorded at the Vermont Humanities Council’s Fall Conference 2018: “The Ebb and Flow of Optimism through American History.”