The Carnegie Corporation, among this country's oldest and most important foundations, has underwritten projects ranging from the writings of David Riesman to Sesame Street. Lagemann's lively history focuses on how foundations quietly but effectively use power and private money to influence public policies.
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Author Biography - Ellen Condliffe Lagemann
Ellen Condliffe Lagemann is professor of history and education at Teachers College, Columbia University.