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Meg Jacobs and Energy Crises

How did the U.S. meet the energy crises of the 1970s? How did the crises impact energy policy? How did U.S. energy policy result in the Gulf War and what role does fracking play in current energy policy? For the … Continue reading

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Heather Cox Richardson and the Republican Party

How did the “Party of Lincoln” morph into the party of Nixon’s Southern Strategy? How did the New Deal affect the Republican Party? Is Jeb Bush too moderate for the GOP? And how can we understand Donald Trump’s lead among … Continue reading

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Shana Gadarian and Anxious Politics

How does the rising fear of terrorism influence the presidential race? What effects does the candidates’ heated rhetoric have on the voters? What role do the media play in anxious¬†politics? For the ninth¬†episode of Campaign Context, Professor Shana Gadarian (Syracuse … Continue reading

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Julian Zelizer and Presidential Power

Professor Julian Zelizer (Princeton University) is the guest of Episode 5 of Campaign Context, which focuses on presidential power and the myth of the strong-arming president. Zelizer is among the foremost political historians and the author of numerous books and … Continue reading

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Hans Noel and the Invisible Primary

For Episode 3 of Campaign Context Professor Hans Noel (Georgetown University) joined me for a discussion on the invisible primary and the political ideologies of the parties. Noel is one of the authors of the influential The Party Decides: Presidential … Continue reading

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William Chafe and the Clintons

Episode 2 of Campaign Context features a discussion with William Chafe (Duke University) on Hillary and Bill Clinton, gender, and race. Chafe is one of the foremost American historians on race and gender in politics, and his most recent books … Continue reading

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