The Rags to Riches Myth of Immigrants

Historians in the News
tags: OAH2015

Hasia Diner is a professor of history at New York University.

Hasia Diner was interviewed by the History News Network on April 17, 2015 during the annual meeting of the Organization of American Historians. In the interview she discusses a major myth about immigrants — that they were the poorest of the poor. Not true, she says.

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