Episode 163: Pier 21

 
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In this episode of the History Slam, Sean Graham talks with Jan Raska and Steven Schwinghamer about their new book Pier 21: A History. They talk about collecting first person accounts, who wanted to participate, and crafting a narrative from personal experiences. They also discuss the contradictions within immigration history, telling challenging stories in museums, and the mythology surrounding immigration to Canada.

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