Episode 28: When Irish Fashion Swept the USA

This week, Prof. Mary Burke tells us how a John Wayne film helped set off a boom for Irish fashion, courtesy of Americans clamoring for “traditional” clothing; Prof. Manisha Sinha talks about the many ways in which history is never as simple as we like to think; and the Daily Campus supplies a possible clue to the truth about the longstanding legend regarding an attempted student government “sale” of Jonathan the Husky.

View a closed captioned video of Episode 28:When Irish Fashion Swept the USA.