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Lecture “Tears in the Fabric of American Democracy,” delivered at Smith College on May 17, 2023, on the occasion of the 60th anniversary celebration of the establishment of the American Studies Diploma Program for foreign graduate students.

The talk was, in many ways, a follow-up to the main themes of the recent book Tropes of Intolerance: Pride, Prejudice, and the Politics of Fear and, in many ways, a foretaste of matters to be covered in a forthcoming second edition to be published in 2025.

Interview with Mindy Todd on “The Point” on NPR station WCAI, January 6, 2021

On January 6, 2021, Peter Rose was interviewed by Mindy Todd on the program “The Point” on NPR station WCAI. The interview took place only a few hours before the attempted siege of the Capitol in Washington. Some of what was discussed was all too prescient.

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