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Feb 4, 2019

Professor Keith Wailoo is among the 18 fellows elected to the Hastings Center, a nonpartisan bioethics research institution.

Jan 9, 2019

In his farewell address, President Barack Obama identified a number of “fault lines” in American society from politics to economics to race. In this episode, Sam Wang discusses these societal divisions with regular podcast co-host Julian Zelizer and guest Kevin Kruse — co-authors...

Jan 8, 2019

Princeton faculty members Kevin Kruse and Julian Zelizer are well known for their efforts to explain U.S. history and current events to the broad public.

Aug 22, 2018

The 25th Amendment has become a popular topic during Donald Trump’s presidency. The amendment, adopted in 1967, addresses what happens if the President of the United States is removed, dies, is incapacitated, or otherwise unable to fulfill the powers and duties of the presidency.

Jul 17, 2018

Fictional work often stimulates a broader debate about politics and history. This was the case following the release of Harper Lee’s “Go Set a Watchman” in 2015. A beloved literary hero, Atticus Finch was remade into a bigoted antagonist.

Jul 12, 2018

Every so often, a presidency comes to be seen in a new light. An example of this is President Jimmy Carter, a man viewed by some as part of a troubled period in Democratic politics. A series of new books are shedding light on the Carter presidency, his legacy and what was happening in the 1970s.

Mar 29, 2018

How did President Barack Obama shape the political landscape? A new book edited by Julian E. Zelizer provides the first historical assessment of President Obama.

Jan 25, 2018

Intense partisanship. Rampant wealth and inequality. Racial divisions.

While they sound like the issues of today, they were also prevalent during the Gilded Age, an important time in American history. It was during these years — between 1865 and 1896 — that many of the foundations of modern society were set into place.

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