Professor of History and Law, University of Virginia
History, Politics, and Law

Conversations host Harry Kreisler welcomes Charles McCurdy, Professor of History and Law, University of Virginia, for a discussion of the interactions of law and politics in the United States. Case studies discussed include: Justice Stephen Field; The Anti- Rent Era in New York Law (1830-1865); Herbert Wechsler's article on "The Political Safeguards of Federalism;" and the Sedition Acts of the 1790's.

Recent Interviews

Mar 20 2014
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Mar 19 2014
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Mar 19 2014
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Mar 14 2014
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About Harry Kreisler

Harry Kreisler is the creator, executive producer and host of the Conversations with History series. Conceived in 1982 by Mr. Kreisler as a way to capture and preserve through conversation and technology the intellectual ferment of our times, Conversations with History includes over 500 interviews.

The story behind Conversations with History  (Click here to see the interview by filmmaker Ken Jacobs)