December 7, 2020
Understanding Thomas Paine – A Conversation with Frances A. Chiu

In this episode of Smart Talk, Ed Dodson speaks with Frances Chiu, professor of history and literature at the New School of Social Research, New York about a her newly released book – The Routledge guide to Thomas Paine’s Rights of Man. This interesting exchange reveals the inestimable but often unacknowledged influence that Paine had and continues to have today on the progressive movement in the United States and beyond.