Leigh Buchanan Bienen: Works

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Florence Kelley, Factory Inspector in 1890s Chicago, and the Children

Title: Florence Kelley, Factory Inspector in 1890s Chicago, and the Children Year: 2014 Author: Leigh Buchanan Bienen Publisher: Open Books, Chicago, Stacy Ratner, Founder Description: A new book by a Northwestern University School of Law scholar aims to fill in the gaps in all that has been written about Florence Kelley—focusing particularly on the somewhat […]

Leigh Bienen and the Lookingglass Theatre

Title: Leigh Bienen and the Lookingglass Theatre  Year: 2017 Publisher: Lookingglass Theatre  Issue: N/A Description: Her work has been generously supported by The Joyce Foundation, The MacArthur Foundation, The McCormick Tribune Foundation, and Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law. In 2009 she published an empirical study of the cost of capital punishment in Illinois which played […]

Leigh B. Bienen and Florence Kelley

Title: Leigh B. Bienen and Florence Kelley Year: 2008 Publisher: The New Historia Issue: N/A Description: Currently, she has launched (December 2008) a website, The Life and Times of Florence Kelley in Chicago, 1890-1899, which is a repository for 35,000 legal and historical records and photographs.

Leigh Bienen: a career from fiction writing to capital punishment

Title: Leigh Bienen: a career from fiction writing to capital punishment Year: 2016 Interviewer: Joe Popely Publisher: Northwestern Now Issue: November 13, 2016 Description: Podcast with the author, researcher and reformer who opens up about her winding, impactful career Podcast link

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