MPR: Professor Berman


Professor Berman (Hy Berman with Jay Weiner)

Most historians at major universities spend their careers working on original research that typically ends up in scholarly journals, but not Hy Berman. Berman, who taught history at the University of Minnesota from 1961 to 2004, was best known for making history accessible to the general public. Jay talked about the book with Morning Edition host Cathy Wurzer.


Listen to the whole interview.

University of Minnesota Press Podcast


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