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Jerald Podair

Jerald Podair

Jerald Podair is professor of history and Robert S. French professor of American studies at Lawrence University and the author of The Strike That Changed New York: Blacks, Whites, and the Ocean Hill–Brownsville Crisis.

In the fall of 1968, more than 50,000 New York City teachers went on strike for a total of 37 days in three separate walkouts...