Lara Putnam

History professor at the University of Pittsburgh

History professor at the University of Pittsburgh

Lara Putnam on KCRW

A closer look at some of the trends reshaping political behavior on the left.

Pragmatic but still undecided

A closer look at some of the trends reshaping political behavior on the left.

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