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Mon November 14, 2011
New Hampshire's Immigration Story: The History of Immigration in New Hampshire
We’re looking at the history of immigration as a part of NHPR’s year long series on New Hampshire’s Immigration Story. In the early days it was French Canadians and Irish who arrived, at the turn of the last century Greeks and Eastern Europeans and today, new arrivals from Brazil, to Burundi to Bhutan. We’re looking at who came, why they came and the little known stories around our immigration history.
David Watters: Professor of English at UNH, where he is the director of the center for New England culture.
Stu Wallace: New Hampshire historian and professor at New Hampshire Technical Institute, Concord's community college.
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Robert Perrault: An historian and lecturer on Manchester history and New England Franco-American culture.
Keith Shields: Executive Producer of The Exchange and coordinator of the series on New Hampshire’s Immigration Story.