NPR Podcast Highlights Debs

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NPR’s history podcast Throughline peers into the past to better understand the present. Released in March, this episode delves into the life of Eugene V. Debs and the trajectory of socialism in the early twentieth century, illustrating how this history shapes the present day. Co-hosts Ramtin Arablouei and Rund Abdelfatah interview Nick Salvatore, author of Eugene V. Debs: Citizen and Socialist; Ernest Freeberg, author of Democracy’s Prisoner: Eugene V. Debs, the Great War, and the Right to Dissent; and Allison Duerk, director of the Debs Museum.