What does it mean to be white? Can we have a discussion about race without talking about whiteness? KU history professor David Roediger, a leading national scholar in "white studies," joins us to discuss his work.


  • David R. Roediger, Professor of History and American Studies, University of Kansas
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Take two East Coast society women, both single, throw them into the wilds of northwestern Colorado in 1916 to teach the kids there, and chances are, you'll get a pretty decent story.

Those ingredients are the underpinnings of Dorothy Wickenden's best-seller, Nothing Daunted: The Unexpected Education of Two Society Girls in the West.