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Radical Idea: UMass Amherst & America's Education Revolution

  • Aired: 11/10/2013
  • 56:46
  • Rating: NR
Hosted & narrated by actor and UMass alumnus Bill Pullman, WGBY reveals the impact of a bill that revolutionized American higher education: The Morrill Act. In this one-hour documentary, campus historians, educators, and University archivist Robert Cox paint a vivid picture of the beginnings of Massachusetts Agricultural College and its evolution into what we know today
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The Morrill Act revolutionized higher eduction & led to the creation of UMass Amherst.
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