Originally published 02/20/2018
What historians are tweeting and retweeting.
Originally published 01/29/2018
Julian E. Zelizer
Nixon’s excesses prompted Congress to reassert its own powers, but those changes eroded over time. Now, Trump is demonstrating anew all the dangers of unchecked executive authority.
Originally published 01/02/2018
Robert Bork’s lessons from the Saturday Night Massacre take on new relevance.
Originally published 12/28/2017
Amy Davidson Sorkin
Hoover and FDR didn't tweet, but they did trade telegrams. Their exchange during the transition shows how power is exercised.
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