Kim Phillips-Fein - Invisible Hands: The Businessmen's Crusade Against The New Deal


Kim Phillips-Fein is an assistant professor at New York University's Gallatin School, where she teaches twentieth-century American history. She has written for The Nation, The Baffler, and many other publications. She is a leading historian of American conservatism.

In her April 2011 talk to high school teachers, Professor Phillips-Fein discusses the rise of conservative resistance to the New Deal in the 1930s and the persistence of this illiberal tradition through the Reagan era and into our own century.