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Maurice Isserman: The Impact of Michael Harrington's 'The Other America'

Maurice Isserman is the Publius Virgilius Rogers Professor of American History at Hamilton College and author of "The Other American: The Life of Michael Harrington." His talk was part of a two-day conference, organized by Holy Cross and held March 22-23, 2012, commemorating the 50th anniversary of the publication "The Other America," by Michael Harrington '47. The conference convened renowned scholars and activists to revisit Harrington's ideas on poverty and to take on some of the defining issues of poverty today.