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Sarah Churchwell

Q&A - December 16, 2018 05:00 - 58 minutes ★★★★★ - 172 ratings
University of London literature professor Sarah Churchwell discusses her book, [Behold America], which looks at the history of the phrases "America First" and "The American Dream."

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Sarah Churchwell on Behold, America: A History of America First and the American Dream

Shakespeare and Company - September 20, 2018 10:33 - 1 hour ★★★★★ - 36 ratings
We were joined by Sarah Churchwell to discuss her powerful and timely new book Behold, America: A History of America First and the American Dream.

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Little Atoms - July 05, 2018 23:01 - 52 minutes ★★★★ - 37 ratings
Sarah Churchwell is Professor of American Literature and Chair of Public Understanding of the Humanities at the School of Advanced Study, University of London. She is the author of Careless People: Murder, Mayhem and The Invention of The Great Gatsby and The Many Lives of Marilyn Monroe. Her lit...

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Sarah Churchwell: Behold, America

The Book Club - May 24, 2018 14:29 - 29 minutes ★★★★★ - 37 ratings
Is the "American Dream", as Donald Trump claims, dead? Is “America First” a policy of national pride or a dogwhistle to white supremacists? In this week’s Spectator Books, we take the long view. My guest, Sarah Churchwell, excavates the long histories and surprisingly variable meanings of these t...

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Trump, America First & the American Dream with Sarah Churchwell

Channel History Hit - May 03, 2018 15:52 - 31 minutes ★★★★★ - 88 ratings
Dan talks to Sarah Churchwell, whose new book - Behold, America! - discusses the history of the phrases "the American Dream" and "America First", and what they mean in Trump's America. For more exclusive history interviews and documentaries, subscribe to HistoryHit.TV. Producer: Natt Tapley Au...

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Trump, America First & the American Dream with Sarah Churchwell

Dan Snow's History Hit - May 03, 2018 15:52 - 31 minutes ★★★★★ - 1.5K ratings
Dan talks to Sarah Churchwell, whose new book - Behold, America! - discusses the history of the phrases "the American Dream" and "America First", and what they mean in Trump's America. For more exclusive history interviews and documentaries, subscribe to HistoryHit.TV. Producer: Natt Tapley Au...

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From the Little Atoms archive: Sarah Churchwell's Careless People

Little Atoms - April 04, 2017 09:49 - 1 hour ★★★★ - 37 ratings
Sarah Churchwell is Professor of American Literature and Public Understanding of the Humanities at the University of East Anglia. She is the author of The Many Lives of Marilyn Monroe, writes regularly for the Guardian and the New Statesman, and often appears on television and radio talking about...

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US Election 2016 with Sarah Churchwell

Channel History Hit - November 03, 2016 16:35 - 44 minutes ★★★★★ - 88 ratings
Sarah Churchwell @sarahchurchwell is Chair of Public Humanities, American Literature Professor at the School of Advanced Study, University of London. John Prideaux @JohnPrideaux is U.S. editor at The Economist. Twitter Instagram Facebook Dan Snow Producer: Dan Morelle Part 1 of Dan Snow's ne...

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US Election 2016 with Sarah Churchwell

Dan Snow's History Hit - November 03, 2016 16:35 - 44 minutes ★★★★★ - 1.5K ratings
Sarah Churchwell @sarahchurchwell is Chair of Public Humanities, American Literature Professor at the School of Advanced Study, University of London. John Prideaux @JohnPrideaux is U.S. editor at The Economist. Twitter Instagram Facebook Dan Snow Producer: Dan Morelle Part 1 of Dan Snow's ne...

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Trump: A New American Precedent with Sarah Churchwell

Dan Snow's History Hit - August 15, 2016 16:56 - 32 minutes ★★★★★ - 1.5K ratings
Sarah Churchwell @sarahchurchwell is Chair of Public Humanities, American Literature Professor at the School of Advanced Study, University of London. Twitter Instagram Facebook Dan Snow Producer: Dan Morelle For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

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Trump: A New American Precedent with Sarah Churchwell

Channel History Hit - August 15, 2016 16:56 - 32 minutes ★★★★★ - 88 ratings
Sarah Churchwell @sarahchurchwell is Chair of Public Humanities, American Literature Professor at the School of Advanced Study, University of London. Twitter Instagram Facebook Dan Snow Producer: Dan Morelle For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

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#SuperTuesday with Sarah Churchwell

Channel History Hit - March 15, 2016 19:19 - 33 minutes ★★★★★ - 88 ratings
Sarah Churchwell @sarahchurchwell is Chair of Public Humanities, American Literature Professor at the School of Advanced Study, University of London. Episode music: Portishead - Numb Presented by Dan Snow @thehistoryguy Produced by Dan Morelle @danmorelle For information regarding your data ...

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#SuperTuesday with Sarah Churchwell

Dan Snow's History Hit - March 15, 2016 19:19 - 33 minutes ★★★★★ - 1.5K ratings
Sarah Churchwell @sarahchurchwell is Chair of Public Humanities, American Literature Professor at the School of Advanced Study, University of London. Episode music: Portishead - Numb Presented by Dan Snow @thehistoryguy Produced by Dan Morelle @danmorelle For information regarding your data ...



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Sarah Churchwell, “Careless People: Murder, Mayhem and the Invention of the Great Gatsby” (Virago, 2013)

New Books in Biography - September 19, 2013 15:28 - 45 minutes ★★★★ - 50 ratings
One phenomenon of movies made of classic novels is that the movie often says a lot more about the time of its making than about the time of the novel. And so Baz Luhrmann’s The Great Gatsby is more a depiction of a 2012 idea of the 1920s than a realistic depiction of the ’20s themselves. But wha...

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Sarah Churchwell, “Careless People: Murder, Mayhem and the Invention of the Great Gatsby” (Virago, 2013)

New Books in American Studies - September 19, 2013 15:28 - 45 minutes ★★★★★ - 14 ratings
One phenomenon of movies made of classic novels is that the movie often says a lot more about the time of its making than about the time of the novel. And so Baz Luhrmann’s The Great Gatsby is more a depiction of a 2012 idea of the 1920s than a realistic depiction of the ’20s themselves. But wha...

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Sarah Churchwell, “Careless People: Murder, Mayhem and the Invention of the Great Gatsby” (Virago, 2013)

New Books Network - September 19, 2013 15:28 - 45 minutes ★★★★ - 87 ratings
One phenomenon of movies made of classic novels is that the movie often says a lot more about the time of its making than about the time of the novel. And so Baz Luhrmann’s The Great Gatsby is more a depiction of a 2012 idea of the 1920s than a realistic depiction of the ’20s themselves. But wha...

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Sarah Churchwell, “Careless People: Murder, Mayhem and the Invention of the Great Gatsby” (Virago, 2013)

New Books in History - September 19, 2013 15:28 - 45 minutes ★★★★ - 124 ratings
One phenomenon of movies made of classic novels is that the movie often says a lot more about the time of its making than about the time of the novel. And so Baz Luhrmann’s The Great Gatsby is more a depiction of a 2012 idea of the 1920s than a realistic depiction of the ’20s themselves. But wha...

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Sarah Churchwell, “Careless People: Murder, Mayhem and the Invention of the Great Gatsby” (Virago, 2013)

New Books in Literary Studies - September 19, 2013 15:28 - 45 minutes ★★★★★ - 10 ratings
One phenomenon of movies made of classic novels is that the movie often says a lot more about the time of its making than about the time of the novel. And so Baz Luhrmann’s The Great Gatsby is more a depiction of a 2012 idea of the 1920s than a realistic depiction of the ’20s themselves. But wha...