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Tamiment Library and Wagner Labor Archives Book Talks: Home

A guide to the collection of recorded book talks that were held at NYU's Tamiment Library.

The following are a list of book talks that were held at New York University's Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives.  We’ve hosted and documented discussions from the following authors over the past few years: Timothy Wheeler, Robyn Spencer, Lori Clune, Ester Reiter, Mary Louise Paterson, John Gronbeck-Tedesco, Heather Thompson, Gerald Horne, Robert Vitalis, Gary Murrell, Premilla Nadasen, Robert Bussel, Michelle Chase, Patrick Iber, Timothy Nunan, Irene Gendzier, Margaret Gray, Masada Hajimu and Sara Haviland.

Did you miss one of the events? Not a problem! Click on the image below associated with the book to see a video from the event.  If you would prefer to sort these book talks by the date they occurred, please use the tabs above to narrow down your selection.

In addition to book talks, the Tamiment Library & Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives has also hosted a variety of public events over the years.  To select a recording of one of these events, click on the tab above marked "Tamiment Events."

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Author Timothy Wheeler joined us at the Tamiment Library on October 3rd, 2017 to discuss his latest book, "News from Rain Shadow Country."  Click on the photo above to view a video of the event.

On November 2, 2016, Ester Reiter joined us to discuss her recent book "A Future Without Hate or Need: the Promise of the Jewish Left in Canada." Please click the image above to view a recording of the event.

On October 6th, 2016, Heather Thompson joined us to discuss her book, "Blood in the Water: The Attica Prison Uprising of 1971 and Its Legacy."  Please click on the image above to view a video from the event.

Gary Murrell, the author of "The Most Dangerous Communist in the United States: A Biography of Herbert Aptheker," joined us on April 7th, 2016 to speak about his book.  Click on the photo above to view a video of the event.

On March 1st, 2016, Michelle Chase joined us to discuss her book, "Revolution within the Revolution: Women and Gender Politics in Cuba, 1952-1962."  Please click on the image above to view a video of the event

On February 3rd, 2016, Irene Gendzier joined us to discuss her book "Oil, Power, Palestine, & the Foundations of U.S. Policy in the Middle East." Please click on the image above to view a video of the event.

On November 5th, 2015, Sara Haviland joined us to discuss her book "James and Esther Cooper Jackson: Love and Courage in the Black Freedom Movement." Please click the image above to view a video of the event.

On January 31, 2017, Robyn Spencer joined us to speak about her book, "The Revolution Has Come: Black Power, Gender and the Black Panther Party in Oakland." Click on the photo above to view a video of the event.

On October 25, 2016, Mary Louise Paterson joined us to discuss her book, "Letters from Langston: From the Harlem Renaissance to the Red Scare and Beyond." Please click on the image above to view a video of the event.

As an intro to our Conference on Communists in the Civil Rights Movement, Gerald Horne joined us on April 29, 2016, to discuss his book, "Paul Robeson: The Artist as Revolutionary."  Click on the image above to view a video of the event.

On March 22, 2016, Premilla Nadasen joined us to discuss her book "Household Workers Unite: The Untold Story of African American Women who Built a Movement." Please click on the image above to view a video of the event.

On February 22, 2016, Patrick Iber joined us to discuss his recent book "Neither Peace Nor Freedom: Cultural Cold War in Latin America." Please click the image above to view a video of the event.

Margaret Gray, author of "Labor and the Locavore: The Making of a Comprehensive Food Ethic," joined the staff and patrons at Tamiment on December 1st, 2015 to speak about her book. Please click the photo above to watch a video of the event.

On November 11, 2016, Lori Clune joined us to discuss her recent book "Executing the Rosenbergs: Death and Diplomacy in a Cold War World." Please click the image above to view a recording of the event.

On October 20, 2016, John Gronbeck-Tedesco joined us to speak about his book, "Cuba, the United States, and Cultures of the Transnational Left." Click on the photo above to view a video of the event.

On April 21, 2016, Robert Vitalis joined us to speak about his book "White World Order, Black Power Politics: The Birth of American International Relations." Click on the photo above to view a video of the event.

On March 18, 2016, Robert Bussel joined us to speak about his book "Fighting For Total Person Unionism: Harold Gibbons, Ernest Calloway and Working-Class Citizenship." Click on the photo above to view a video of the event.

Timothy Nunan, the author of "Humanitarian Invasion: Global Development in Cold War Afghanistan," joined us on February 16, 2016 to speak about his book.  Click on the photo above to view a video of the event.

Author Masada Hajimu joined us on November 17, 2015 to discuss his book, "Cold War Crucible: The Korean Conflict and the Postwar World." Please click the photo above to view a video of the event.