S007 – Source Notes



Special thanks to Ben, Arjun, and Alex for providing the intro quotes for this episode! Please be sure to check out Wittenberg to Westphalia and Deep into History!

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  • Wright, Amy Nathan. Civil Rights “Unfinished Business”: Poverty, Race, and the 1968 Poor People’s Campaign. Diss, University of Texas at Austin. 2007.

Featured Image: “Vice President Hubert Humphrey, President Lyndon Johnson, and General Creighton Abrams in a Cabinet Room meeting” [27 Mar 1968], courtesy of Wikipedia


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