The History of the US Communist Party

Ann: symposium, Tamiment Library, 23 March
Tamiment Library, Center for the United States and the Cold War

Symposium The History of the Communist Party, USA and Progressive Politics Today: Relating the Past to the Present

March 23 (Friday) 4 P.M. – 8 P.M.

The Tamiment Library recently acquired the Archives of the Communist Party, USA and the library of the Reference Center for Marxist Studies. This program will preview these vast collections that are among the most important in the United States documenting the history of American Left.

Welcome: Michael Nash (Tamiment Library)
Terrie Albano (People's Weekly World)
Frank Barbaro (New Democratic Majority)
Rosalyn Baxandall (SUNY-Old Westbury)
Leslie Cagan (United for Peace and Justice)
Assemblyman Dick Gottfried
Gerald Horne (University of Houston)
David Kline (Veterans for Peace)
Steve Kramer (SEIU Local 1199)
Daniel Leab (American Communist History)
Norman Markowitz (Rutgers University)
Jarvis Tyner (Communist Party, USA)
Pregones, Dramatic reading with music "Jesus Colon and the Communist Party in East Harlem"
Film clips from the Archives of the Communist Party
Co-sponsored by the Labor and Working Class History Association

The Tamiment Library is located on the 10th floor of the Bobst Lilbrary on the NYU Campus,.70 Washington Square Sout, 10th floor (W.4th Street between Mercer and LaGuarida)

For information please contact: [mailto]Michael.Nash@nyu.edu[/mailto], 212-998-2428