Einstein, race, and the myth of the cultural icon.

@article{Jerome2004EinsteinRA,
  title={Einstein, race, and the myth of the cultural icon.},
  author={Fred Jerome},
  journal={Isis; an international review devoted to the history of science and its cultural influences},
  year={2004},
  volume={95 4},
  pages={627-39}
}
  • Fred Jerome
  • Published 2004 in
    Isis; an international review devoted to the…
The most remarkable aspect of Einstein's 1946 address at Lincoln University is that it has vanished from Einstein's recorded history. Its disappearance into a historical black hole symbolizes what seems to happen in the creation of a cultural icon. It is but one of many political statements by Einstein to have met such a fate, though his civil rights… CONTINUE READING

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