James Miller

author and political scientist

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Professor of Political Science and Liberal Studies at the New School for Social Research; author of Democracy Is in the Streets: From Port Huron to the Siege of Chicago, Flowers in the Dustbin: The Rise of Rock and Roll, 1947-1977 and Those Guys Have All the Fun: Inside the World of ESPN; former rock critic

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