INTERVIEWS


ON HISTORY, POLITICS, AND PUBLIC AFFAIRS




 Continuing Housing Crisis: Ghost Suburbs and Empty Real Estate, Public Radio International/WNYC, June 1, 2011.

Conservatives and the Backlash Against Detroit, WJR Radio Detroit, May 23, 2011.

The Changing Face of Race in Philadelphia, WHYY Radio Times, April 14, 2011.

Detroit's Distress: A Q+A with Thomas J. Sugrue, Newark Star-Ledger, April 6, 2011.

Labor Unions: American Tradition or Outmoded System, SAS Frontiers, April 2011.

Thomas Sugrue on Barack Obama and the Burden of Race, WRCT Radio, Pittsburgh, October 26, 2010.

Why Greater Detroit is So Segregated, Time, October 1, 2010.

President Obama and the Burden of Race, SAS Frontiers, August 2010.

On Barack Obama and Civil Rights, WRTI Radio, Philadelphia, June 4, 2010.

Telling Detroit's Stories, WDET Radio, Detroit, Craig Fahle Show, March 17, 2010.

Mount Airy Named One of Best Neighborhoods, NBC News, Philadelphia, February 20, 2010.
 

On Race and Homeownership, KCRW/Public Radio International, to The Point with Warren Olney, August 19, 2009.  

Renting is the New American Dream, WSJ This Morning, August 17, 2009.  

Homeownership and Renting, Sirius Satellite Radio, Channel 110, POTUS Morning Briefing, August 17, 2009.

Homeownership and Renting, WPHT Philadelphia (syndicated nationally), Michael Smerconish Show, August 17, 2009.

The New Racism, KBOO Radio, Portland, Old Mole Variety Hour, August 10, 2009.

GM's Big Loss/Detroit Demystified, WDET Radio, Detroit, February 26, 2009.

On Detroit's Mayoral Election and Urban Politics, Michigan Public Radio, Jack Lessenberry Show, February 25, 2009

Sarah Barringer Gordon interviews Thomas Sugrue on Sweet Land of Liberty at the "Not Even Past" series, University of Pennsylvania, February 18, 2009.  

On Sweet Land of Liberty, Pat Williams Show, WDBO Radio, Orlando, Florida, February 14, 2009. 

On Sweet Land of Liberty, C-SPAN, BookTV, January 17, February 8, and February 9, 2009

On Sweet Land of Liberty, It's About You with France Kassing, KDVS, Davis, California, January 19, 2009.

On Sweet Land of Liberty, The World in Time with Lewis Lapham, Bloomberg Radio, January 18, 2009.

Also available at Lapham's Quarterly

On Sweet Land of Liberty, Centered Today with Don Belanus, KFNX Phoenix, January 18, 2009  

On Sweet Land of Liberty, Beyond the Pale, WBAI Radio, New York, January 11, 2009 

On Sweet Land of Liberty, Marc Steiner Show, WEAA Radio, Baltimore, December 16, 2008

"The Forgotten Struggle for Civil Rights in the North: An Interview with Thomas Sugrue," History News Network, December 15, 2008

On Sweet Land of Liberty, Radio Times, WHYY Radio, Philadelphia, December 10, 2008, Rebroadcast January 19, 2009.

Civil Rights in the North, Leonard Lopate Show, WNYC Radio, New York, December 9, 2008

What Thomas Sugrue is Reading, Writers Read, December 8, 2008 

On Sweet Land of Liberty, Commonwealth Journal, WUMB Boston, November 30, 2008

On Sweet Land of Liberty, Wake Up Call, WBAI Radio, New York, November 26, 2008

On Sweet Land of Liberty, Sam Greenfield Show, WVNJ Radio, New Jersey,  November 24, 2008

On Sweet Land of Liberty, Bay Sunday,  KPIX-TV, San Francisco, November 23, 2008

Understanding Racial Perceptions, NPR News and Notes, November 21, 2008

On Sweet Land of Liberty, Michigan Public Radio, Jack Lessenberry Show, November 20, 2008

On Sweet Land of Liberty, KUSF-FM, Forum, San Francisco, November 20, 2008

 On Sweet Land of Liberty, Paul Edwards Show, God and Culture, WLQV Radio, November 18, 2008

 Living Writers", WCBN-FM, Ann Arbor, November 18, 2008

 WBNW “Pages to People,” WBNW, Needham, MA, November 15, 2008

 On Sweet Land of Liberty, "Make it Plain with Mark Thompson," Sirius Satellite Radio, Channel 146, November 11, 2008

Drive, Daddy, Drive, Weekend America, American Public Media, June 28, 2008

Race and the Election, Blog Bunker, Sirius Satellite Radio Indie Talk Channel 110, June 19, 2008.  

Robert F. Kennedy's 1968 Campaign for the Presidency, Radio Times, WHYY Philadelphia, June 6, 2008

The First Black Candidate to Lead a Major Party Ticket: Why Obama? Why Now? Patt Morrison Show, KPCC Radio, Los Angeles, June 4, 2008

The forgotten history of civil rights: Tom Sugrue talks about his upcoming book, Sweet Land of Liberty, SAS Frontiers, February 2008

Understanding Society Podcast, Chancellor Daniel Little, University of Michigan, Dearborn, January 9, 2008, also here

Urban Historian Says Racial Inequality a Continuing Struggle, WKSU Public Radio, Kent, Ohio, October 20, 2007

Cityscapes Interview Series, by Claudia Colton, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, October 19, 2007 

Forty Years Later: Thomas Sugrue on 1967," WWJ Radio, Detroit, July 23, 2007

"Five Days in July," Panel Discussion on the Newark Riot of 1967, PRX, July 2007

"Jim Crow's Last Stand," WILL public radio, Focus 580, Urbana, Illinois, February 21, 2007

Jack Lessenberry's Essays and Interviews, Michigan Radio, January 3, 2007

Unconventional wisdom: Urban historian Thomas Sugrue revisits Detroit, by W. Kim Heron, Metro Times, November 9, 2005

On the Kennedy assassination and historical memory, Radio Times, WHYY Philadelphia, November 21, 2003

On racial integration, Radio Times, WHYY, Philadelphia, January 17, 2003

On city residency requirements for teachers, Radio Times, WHYY Philadelphia, June 18, 2001

Historically Speaking: An interview with Professor Thomas Sugrue, by Julian Zelizer, Journal for Multi-Media History, April 7, 1999