As part of Cornell Hillel's Jewish Faculty Lecture Series, Richard Polenberg, Marie Underhill Noll Professor of History in the Department of History speaks about "Louis Brandeis and Benjamin Cardozo: Judaism and the Crisis of the 1930s."
Richard Polenberg received his Ph.D. from Columbia University in 1964 and has taught at Cornell since 1966. A specialist in recent American history, he has written or edited ten books, including "One Nation Divisible: Class, Race and Ethnicity in the U.S. since 1938," "Fighting Faiths: The Abrams Case, the Supreme Court, and Free Speech," which received the American Bar Association's Silver Gavel Award, and "The World of Benjamin Cardozo." In 1988-89 he served as Fulbright Visiting Professor at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
This event, from CyberTower News and Reviews, was made possible by the generosity of David '91 and Cheryl '91 Einhorn and the Einhorn Family Charitable Trust.