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Racial Representations in "The Help"

August 23, 2011

Segment A

A conversation about the depictions of race in the novel turned popular summer film, "The Help."

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Katrina Thompson, Ph.D
Assistant Professor of History and African American Studies
Saint Louis University

Rebecca Wanzo, Ph.D
Associate Professor of Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
Washington University in Saint Louis

Ellen Futterman
Jewish Light

Mack Marsden Murder Mystery

August 23, 2011

Segment B

A conversation with author Joe Johnston about a nineteenth century Jefferson County outlaw at the center of a murder mystery.

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Joe Johnston
Author, Artist and Songwriter

Author of "Necessary Evil: Settling Missouri with a Rope and a Gun" and "The Mack Marsden Murder Mystery: Vigilantism or Justice?"

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The Mack Marsden Murder Mystery: Vigilantism or Justice?
A book published by The Missouri History Museum Press
Missouri History Museum Publications

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