Dean Gooden Guest Appears on NPR's Throughline Podcast
July 13, 2020
Starting in 1965, summer after summer, America's cities burned. There was civil unrest in more than 150 cities across the country. So in 1967, Lyndon Johnson appointed a commission to diagnose the root causes of the problem and to suggest solutions. What the so called "Kerner Commission" returned with was hotly anticipated and shocking to many Americans. This week, how that report and the reaction to it continues to shape American life.
Wilder School Dean Susan Gooden recently participated as one of the guest experts in its discussion on NPR's Throughline podcast episode "The Hot Long Summer." Listen here.