WGBY Documentaries

Radical Idea: UMass Amherst & America's Education Revolution

Special | 56m 46s

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

Aired: 11/10/13

Rating: NR

Video has closed captioning.