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walking the words

  Anna Deavere Smith performs oral histories in bare feet so that she can walk in the words of her subjects. An award-winning actress, playwright, teacher, and author, she is also pushing history/legal history into new domains. Deavere Smith explores…

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  This plain vanilla text from an 1886 Chicago Haymarket trial transcript sparked my interest in legal history. How cool to imagine a tape recorder capturing the testimony of a laborer present at the bombing and trial of suspected anarchists!…

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