Public Humanities Library Talk - Mary Lui

Event time: 
Tuesday, December 17, 2019 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm
New Haven Free Public Library - Wilson Library,
303 Washington Avenue
New Haven, CT 06511

“Mr. Saund Goes to Washington” This talk discusses the historic 1956 election of Congressman Dalip Singh Saund, the first Asian American elected to the U.S. Congress. Mary Lui will discuss the political, cultural, and social significance of Saund’s campaign and victory in the context of the 1950s Cold War.