Tag Archives: George Wallace

Margaret O’Mara and Pivotal Tuesdays

The 2016 election has often been described as historical, without defining what that means. Which modern presidential elections shaped the United States, and how does the 2016 election compare to them? And how can we understand the history of the … Continue reading

Posted in 2016, Debates, Election, History, Politics, President, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Stephen G. Hall and the Trump Syllabus

Is Donald Trump a new phenomenon in American political history? From where did his support emerge? Where can we find the antecedents for his brand of populism and racialized politics? In episode 17, Professor Stephen G. Hall (Alcorn State University) discusses … Continue reading

Posted in 2016, Election, History, Intellectual History, President, Religious History, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment