With special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election, some have drawn comparisons between the Russia investigations and the Watergate scandal. How are the two events similar? In what ways do they differ? And is it too early to really link the two?
Elizabeth Drew discusses her reporting of the Watergate scandal as it relates to today in this episode of Politics & Polls. Podcast here.
Recent episodes of the Politics & Polls podcast series hosted by professors Julian Zelizer and Sam Wang include:
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Episode #58: America's Political Storms
Episode #57: The Heart of the American Right
Episode #56: The Aftermath of Charlottesville
At age 18, Yusuf Dahl MPA '17 wasn’t heading off to college. He was on his way to prison.
Even on the day of his sentencing, though, Dahl was thinking ahead to how he could use his time in prison to prepare for a successful life on the outside. Eventually, he built a career and became involved in addressing the foreclosure crisis in his Milwaukee neighborhood.
Dahl’s experiences spurred him to come to Princeton to learn more about how to...
Joining today’s episode is Nancy MacLean, an award-winning scholar of the twentieth-century United States, whose new book, “Democracy in Chains: The Deep History of the Radical Right’s Stealth Plan for America,” has been described by Publishers Weekly as “a thoroughly researched and gripping narrative… [and] a feat of American intellectual and political history.” Booklist called it “perhaps the best explanation to date of the roots of the...