Nathan Glazer, 1923 -

Within the rooms of the New York Public Library, Nathan Glazer did the research that disproved Karl Marx.

— Daniel Patrick Moynihan

Biography

Nathan Glazer was born in 1923 and was raised in Harlem and in the Bronx, New York. He grew up in a lower middle class Jewish immigrant family. While at New York’s City College he became part of a group of radical-intellectuals who gathered in an enclosed upstairs spot called Alcove 1.
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Introduction

Nathan Glazer is one of America’s most important sociologists, social science researchers, and social commentators. He taught for several decades at Harvard University and, before that, at the University of California at Berkeley.
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Featured Video

Paul Peterson of “Education Next” interviews Nathan Glazer about education policy in America.