Category: Interviews

Nick Kotz to Appear on Alabama Public Television Lessons from the American Civil Rights Movement.

PROJECT-C-LOGONovember 13, 11:00 AM & 1 PM EST
Nick Kotz
will appear on Alabama Public Television’s: Lessons from the American Civil Rights Movement.

About Project C
Project C: Lessons from the American Civil Rights Movement is a three-year series of electronic field trips taking place throughout the civil rights fiftieth anniversary years of 2013-2015. Project C will focus on the role of citizenship in a democracy through the study of historical events and examine the past to teach the importance of civic engagement in support of a humane, civil and just society.
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Renowned Texas Journalist Shares Family History Harness Makers Dream

Kotz tells KUT’s David Brown, host of the forthcoming daily news show Texas Standard, the story of how  Nathan Kallison escaped the Cossacks in Russia to the ghettos of Chicago where he became a harness maker.”The automobile was starting to roll on the streets of Chicago,” Kotz says. “[Nathan Kallison] had vision, and he saw if there were harnesses and saddles that were still going to be used any place, Texas was the best place to go.”

And Texas is where Nathan Kallison went. Listen to their interview in the Soundcloud player above or on the KUT.org web site:

 

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