TALLEY’S FOLLY by Lanford Wilson (1980): Chosen by Committee episode 54

Lanford Wilson’s quiet one-act play about an unlikely love between a leftist Jewish immigrant and the daughter of a Missouri garment factory dynasty won the 1980 Pulitzer Prize for Drama. On this episode of Chosen by Committee, Talley’s Folly sparks conversations about class politics and history. Could the US have built a viable left?

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