BostonTalks: Throwback February

THU, FEB 22, 2018 (45:12)

BostonTalks throws it back to the epic time of the 1960s! Hear short talks on rock ’n’ roll music and women’s activism during the 1960s.

+ BIO: Edgar B. Herwick, III

Edgar Herwick is the guy behind WGBH’s Curiosity Desk, where the quest is to dig a little deeper into (and sometimes look a little askew at) topics in the news, and search for answers to questions posed by the world around us. His features can be seen on WGBH’s Greater Boston and heard on 89.7 WGBH’s Morning Edition and All Things Considered. He also appears regularly with Jim Braude and Margery Eagan on Boston Public Radio. Follow him on Twitter @ebherwick3.

+ BIO: Stephanie Yuhl

Stephanie Yuhl is a Professor of History at the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Massachusetts and an Associate in the Critical Conservation Program at the Harvard Graduate School of Design. She is also Director of the Montserrat Program at Holy Cross, a year-long living learning liberal arts seminar exclusively for first-year students. Yuhl has received awards for mentoring and teaching, including most recently the Burns Career Teaching Medal for Outstanding Teaching. Her research and teaching interests include twentieth-century US cultural and social history, with emphases social movements, gender/sexualities, public history, and the American South.

+ BIO: David Bieber

Known as Boston’s premier music archivist, David Bieber first worked in radio for WBUR and WBCN before being selected to curate a collection of rock ‘n’ roll memorabilia at The Verb Hotel in Fenway, which is a dynamic reimagining of a classic mid-century motel.

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