A Historian's View On The Elections And Supreme Court News
Two stories are dominating the news today. President Obama has selected a nominee for the U.S. Supreme Court and the 2016 presidential race is moving into its next phase after big wins by Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton in the latest round of primaries yesterday.
How does moment in time fit into the nation’s historical narrative? Here & Now’s Jeremy Hobson speaks with historian Allan Lichtman of American University.
- Allan Lichtman, distinguished professor of history at American University. His forthcoming book is “Predicting the Next President: The Keys to the White House.” He tweets @AllanLichtman.