Sean Wilentz: Receives T-Shirt at OAH

Historians in the News

The HISTORY NEWS NETWORK (http://hnn.us) recorded this appearance of Sean Wilentz at the annual meeting of the Organization of American Historians on March 31, 2007.

Mr. Wilentz, a professor of history at Princeton, is the author of The Rise of American Democracy. His book was the subject of a panel at the OAH.

In the course of the proceedings James Stewart of Macalester College gave Mr. Wilentz a t-shirt featuring the image of Karl Marx and the slogan:"Earn Big Money. Become a Historian." The t-shirt was produced by the Radical History Review decades ago.

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