Guest Host: Terence Smith

John D’Emilio discusses his biography of Bayard Rustin, an important figure in virtually all of the 20th century’s activist movements, from civil rights to nonviolence to gay rights. Historian Roger Wilkins joins him to share his personal memories of Rustin and other leading figures in the civil rights movement.


  • John D'Emilio Author
  • Roger Wilkins Professor of history and American culture at George Mason University

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