SOURCE: Made by History at The Washington Post
by Robert Fleegler
George H.W. Bush was no Donald Trump as his behavior was practically polite by comparison. But facing the loss of the world’s most powerful office can lead one to engage in more extreme rhetoric and behavior.
James Johnson's business, policy and philanthropy resume led a colleague to call him "the chairman of the universe."
by George Herring
Political mudslinging by presidential surrogates is nothing new. But Trump digs in personally to his social media smears in a way that is unprecedented and degrading to the office and the nation.
by Quentin Janel
Joe Biden's efforts to run an effective campaign under COVID lockdown echo the innovations forced on James Garfield. If Biden succeeds, the "Basement Campaign" may prove as influential as the "Front Porch Campaign" of 1880.
by John T. Shaw
JFK's presidential run in 1960 could be a blueprint for a score of Democrats in 2016.
- Josh Hawley Earns F in Early American History
- Does Germany's Holocaust Education Give Cover to Nativism?
- "Car Brain" Has Long Normalized Carnage on the Roads
- Hawley's Use of Fake Patrick Henry Quote a Revealing Error
- Health Researchers Show Segregation 100 Years Ago Harmed Black Health, and Effects Continue Today
- Nelson Lichtenstein on a Half Century of Labor History
- Can America Handle a 250th Anniversary?
- New Research Shows British Industrialization Drew Ironworking Methods from Colonized and Enslaved Jamaicans
- The American Revolution Remains a Hotly Contested Symbolic Field
- Untangling Fact and Fiction in the Story of a Nazi-Era Brothel