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Nancy Bristow

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S1. 6. The Jackson State Shootings with Nancy Bristow

Speaking of Mississippi

In this episode we talk with Nancy Bristow, author of Steeped in the Blood of Racism: Black Power, Law and Order, and the 1970 Shootings at Jackson State College, which won the Mississippi Historical Society’s prize for best book of 2020. Bristow is distinguished professor of history at the University of Puget Sound.

33mins

22 Mar 2021

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Politicon: How The Heck Are We Gonna Get Along with Clay Aiken

With a year passed since HTH last met in the studio, Clay welcomes University of Puget Sound History Department Chair Nancy Bristow, author of American Pandemic, to look at how the COVID  era compares to the country during the influenza of 1918.  You’d be surprised by how many similarities there are, but there are still a lot of important lessons we can learn to help us reach a new and better normal when things fully open.  Their lives went on eventually-- can we hope for another roaring 20s?Guest:Professor Nancy Bristow Nancy K Bristow is a professor of history at the University of Puget Sound in Tacoma, Washington, USA, and is the author of American Pandemic: The Lost Worlds of the 1918 Influenza Epidemic and the Steeped in the Blood of Racism, published in July 2020.Get more from Professor Nancy Bristow with: University of Puget Sound| 1918 Pandemic & COVID Lecture |  Author of “American Pandemic” | And Other Titles... Host: Clay Aiken has sold 6 million albums, authored a New York Times bestseller, and ran for Congress in North Carolina in 2014 almost unseating a popular Republican incumbent.Follow Clay Aiken further on: Twitter  | Instagram | Facebook Email your questions to podcasts@politicon.com FOLLOW @POLITICON AND GO TO POLITICON.COM THIS WEEK’S SPONSOR:HYDRANTDRINK HYDRANT, WHERE WATER MEETS WELLNESS AND SAVE 20% OFF YOUR FIRST ORDER! GO TO WWW.DRINKHYDRANT.COM/HECK OR ENTER OUR PROMO CODE HECK AT CHECKOUT.

51mins

19 Mar 2021

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Write On, Mississippi: Season 3. Chapter 4: Dr. Nancy Bristow

Write On, Mississippi!

Dr. Nancy Bristow joins C. Liegh McInnis in conversation about her new book, STEEPED IN THE BLOOD OF RACISMNancy K. Bristow has taught at the University of Puget Sound in Tacoma, Washington, for thirty years, where she is a Distinguished Professor of History, serves on the Leadership Team of the Race and Pedagogy Institute, and helped found the African American Studies Program. An award-winning teacher, she is the author of three books, most recently American Pandemic: Lost Worlds of the 1918 Influenza Epidemic (Oxford University Press, 2012) and Steeped in the Blood of Racism: Black Power, Law and Order, and the 1970 Shootings at Jackson State College (Oxford University Press, 2020), the subject of this event. C. Liegh McInnis is a poet, short story writer, author of eight books, former editor of Black Magnolias Literary Journal, and an English instructor at Jackson State University. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

50mins

14 Aug 2020

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The Tales of Two Pandemics: with Dr. Nancy Bristow

News In Context

In this episode, we talk with Dr. Nancy Bristow… Chair of the History Department at the University of Puget Sound… and author of American Pandemic: The Lost Worlds of the 1918 Influenza Epidemic. This episode is Part Two of my interview with Dr. Bristow… our focus? The stories of those affected by the flu pandemic, and how those stories help us understand our history and relate to each other.

29mins

14 May 2020

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1918 Flu Pandemic vs. COVID-19: Nancy Bristow, U Puget Sound

News In Context

In this episode, we talk with Dr. Nancy Bristow… Chair of the History Department at the University of Puget Sound… and author of American Pandemic: The Lost Worlds of the 1918 Influenza Epidemic. This episode is Part One of my interview with Dr. Bristow… our focus? America’s response to the 1918 flu pandemic… and how it compares to today. Next week, we’ll delve deeper into the stories of those affected by the flu pandemic… and how those stories help us understand our history… and relate to each other.

29mins

7 May 2020

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MBS232 - The Effects of COVID-19 on Disadvantaged Communities with Nancy Bristow

Matt Brown Show

In this edition of the Matt Brown Show, Matt chats to Nancy K Bristow a history professor and author. Nancy pursues research and teaching in the area of 20th-century American history, with an emphasis on race and social change. She is currently researching state-sanctioned violence against African Americans in the Black Power era of the late 1960s and early 1970s. Listen in as Matt and Nancy discuss the effects of COVID-19 on disadvantaged communities.

42mins

17 Apr 2020

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What’s changed since the 1918 pandemic? (A history lesson with Nancy Bristow)

Pitchfork Economics with Nick Hanauer

How does our response to the coronavirus pandemic compare to our response 100 years ago, when what is commonly known as the “Spanish Flu” swept through America? Historian Nancy Bristow helps Annie understand the lessons American society learned from the 1918 influenza epidemic, and what we haven’t yet gotten right. Nancy Bristow is the History Department Chair at the University of Puget Sound, where she teaches twentieth-century American history with an emphasis on race, gender, and social change. She is the author of ‘American Pandemic: The Lost Worlds of the 1918 Influenza Epidemic’. Twitter: @univpugetsound@NancyKBristowFurther reading: American Pandemic on Bookshop.org, an independent site that’s raising money for independent bookstores that are closed during the pandemic: https://bookshop.org/books/american-pandemic-the-lost-worlds-of-the-1918-influenza-epidemic/9780190238551Or on IndieBound: https://www.indiebound.org/book/9780190238551Cities that went all in on social distancing in 1918 emerged stronger for it: https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2020/04/03/upshot/coronavirus-cities-social-distancing-better-employment.htmlWebsite: http://pitchforkeconomics.com/Twitter: @PitchforkEconInstagram: @pitchforkeconomicsNick’s twitter: @NickHanauer

21mins

17 Apr 2020

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Jordan Hanssen '04, Professor Nancy Bristow, and Adventure: Mississippi River

What We Do Podcast

Professor Nancy Bristow and alumnus and OAR Northwest founder Jordan Hanssen '04 talk about Puget Sound's new experiential program, Adventure: Mississippi River.

28mins

16 Nov 2016