Susan Jacoby - Freethought’s Forgotten Hero

February 11, 2013

Host: Chris Mooney

Our guest this week is Susan Jacoby.

She's the bestselling author of a number of books about secularism and American culture, including Freethinkers: A History of American Secularism and The Age of American Unreason.

Jacoby started her career at the Washington Post, and her work has appeared in The New York Times Magazine, Los Angeles Times Book Review, Newsday, Harper's, The Nation, Vogue, The American Prospect, Mother Jones, and the AARP Magazine, among other publications.

Her latest book, just published and the subject of our interview, is The Great Agnostic: Robert Ingersoll and American Freethought.

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