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July 31, 2014
Lawrence Goldstone talked about his book, Birdmen: The Wright Brothers, Glenn Curtiss, and the Battle to Control the Skies, in which he recounts the competition between the Wright brothers and Glenn Curtiss to be the predominant name in manned flight. In his book, the author recalls Orville and Wilbur Wright’s plans to monopolize the early aviation business via patent law and rebuke all competitors, a goal that was never realized due to the brothers' lack of technological improvements on their original patents.
The Diane Rehm Show
May 12, 2014
Lawrence Goldstone joins guest host Susan Page to discuss Birdmen: The Wright Brothers, Glenn Curtiss, and the Battle to Control the Skies.
February 8, 2011
Historian Lawrence Goldstone discusses his book, Inherently Unequal, and challenges the theory that the U.S. Supreme Court is an apolitical body.
NPR Fresh Air
February 24, 2011
In his book Inherently Unequal, Goldstone examines how the Supreme Court's rulings in these cases suppressed the civil rights movement in the latter half of the 19th century and affected the treatment of blacks in Southern states for decades, ultimately resulting in their mass migration to cities in the North.
March 21, 2011
Lawrence Goldstone recounts the Supreme Court renouncement of the Civil Rights Act in 1883. The Court, by an 8-1 vote, deemed the Act unconstitutional and by doing so muted the protections of the Fourteenth Amendment. Mr. Goldstone examines the Court's proceedings and the Jim Crow era that followed. Lawrence Goldstone discusses his book at The Poisoned Pen Bookstore in Scottsdale, Arizona.
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