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Daniel Soyer Speaks on Anniversary of US Representative Meyer London

Congressman Meyer London (1871-1926) , who served in the US House of Representatives twice (1915-1919 and 1921-1923)

Congressman Meyer London (1871-1926) , who served in the US House of Representatives twice (1915-1919 and 1921-1923)

On Wednesday, October 29, Fordham professor Daniel Soyer took part in a panel marking the 100th anniversary of the election of Socialst labor lawyer Meyer London to Congress from the Lower East Side of New York. Part of the Lower East Side Tenement Museum‘s “Tenement Talks” series, the panel also included London biographer Gordon Goldberg, historian and London grandniece Rosalyn Baxandall, and Rabbi Andy Bachman. You can see video of the event here or listen to audio here.

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