234Apr 13, 2013
Reaction to Panel on the Role of Corporations in the United States
History professors Naomi Lamoreaux and Richard White talked about the role of corporations in the United States. They responded to telephone calls and electronic communications from viewers who ...
644Apr 12, 2013
Role of Corporations in the United States
Panelists talked about the national and transnational history of corporations, the U.S. Supreme Court decision in Citizens United, corporate personhood debates in America, and the relevance ...
431Oct 2, 2012
Ethics of Wealth
Stanford History Professor Richard White and the Chair of Stanford’s English department Gavin Jones, talk about the disparity of wealth during the Gilded Age. Professor White argued that ...
731Jun 6, 2011
Book Discussion on Railroaded: The Transcontinentals and the Making of Modern America
Richard White presented a history of the operation of the transcontinental railroads. In his book the author recounts the social and economic impact the transcontinental railroads had on the ...