Category Archives: Yoder, Edwin M.
Lawrence Stone discusses warfare and the writing of modern history. Edwin Yoder discusses his latest book, a collection of essays entitled The Unmaking of a Whig (Georgetown University Press, 1990). 604 – Whigs & Warfare
William Leuchtenburg and Edwin Yoder discuss issues concerning how the Supreme Court and American Jurisprudence should best interpret the Constitution of the United State. Is it a living document responsive to contemporary social issues, or is it a changeless cultural touchstone … Continue reading
John Hope Franklin, Dewey Grantham, William Havard, and Edwin Yoder consider the extent to which politics in the American South is a peculiar expression of society. How has the shape of southern politics evolved in the mid-twentieth century, and with … Continue reading
Dewey Grantham, William Havard, George Tindall, and Edwin Yoder talk about the origins and shape of politics in the American South, saying that the region provides rich sources for scholarship and social criticism. In the first of two discussions for Soundings, … Continue reading
No audio file has been found for this episode. Please contact the National Humanities Center library if you know where we can acquire a copy. The speakers are Terry Eastland, Hugh Holman, Vermont Royster, and Edwin Yoder. At the time … Continue reading
Hugh Holman, Vermont Royster, and Edwin Yoder continue their discussion on journalism and literature, focusing on objectivity and accuracy, the nature of reporting and the news, and the intersections of journalism and fiction. At the time of this interview, Holman, … Continue reading
Hugh Holman, Vermont Royster, and Edwin Yoder discuss the similarities and the disparities between journalism and literature. They describe the common roots shared by journalism and literary artistry, noting that both attempt to create records of events–some reliable, others deliberately unreliable. … Continue reading