Revisionist History

Food Fight

33:12 | Jul 14th, 2016

5 recommendations

Bowdoin College and Vassar College are two elite private schools that compete for the same students. But one of those schools is trying hard to address the problem of rich and poor in American society...Show More


mm recommended:Aug 2nd, 2019

This is probably one of the most vivid Revisionist History episodes that have stuck with me for years. It's about delivering education for the rich and poor in US. There's something about lobster being served at private college cafeterias.

jspinelleAug 3rd, 2019

@mm Me too! I used to work in college admissions and I can relate to the factors at play when it comes to budget cuts an recruiting students.

epekilisAug 3rd, 2019

@mm I guess the other lesson that I learned from this episode is to pay attention and be thoughtful about the goals you are trying to achieve when you get alumni donation requests. There are many reasons to support higher education and many completely worthwhile goals that might not be the same. Ju...Show More

rundjc recommended:Jan 11th, 2018

This one is very interesting