Education
8:56 am
Mon March 3, 2014

Brown 250: Gordon Wood On The History Of Brown University

Brown University is marking its 250th anniversary this month, and all week Rhode Island Public Radio is exploring the university's past and future in a series of conversations we're calling "Brown 250."

An illustration of Brown University's earliest days in Providence.
An illustration of Brown University's earliest days in Providence.
Credit Courtesy Brown University

To kick off our series, Rhode Island Public Radio's Elisabeth Harrison sat down with historian Gordon Wood to go back to the Ivy League university's beginnings.

Historian Gordon Wood won a Pulitzer Prize for "The Radicalism of the American Revolution."
Historian Gordon Wood won a Pulitzer Prize for "The Radicalism of the American Revolution."
Credit Elisabeth Harrison