Lawrence Goodwyn

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Professor of history at Duke University and author of Democratic Promise, the landmark history of the Populist movement. (1990)

Larry Goodwyn teaches history at Duke University. His son, Wade, born in Austin during the family’s years with the Texas Observer, is currently a member of the Longhorn Marching Band. (1979)

Larry Goodwyn is the author of The Democratic Promise: The Populist Moment in American (Oxford Univ., 1976). (1977)

Goodwyn is a former associate editor of the Observer, and now directs the Oral History Program at Duke University. His forthcoming book on American Populism will be published this fall. (1975)

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