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2:00 PM American Politics Since 2010 – Evergreen Forum (MH Main)
February 28, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
LEADER: Stanley Katz is a professor in the Woodrow Wilson School of Princeton University
THURSDAYS: 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., 6 weeks: February 28 through April 4
LOCATION: Monument Hall Main
This course will conclude a review of American political history since 1950. We began with a Republican president, Dwight D. Eisenhower, and are ending with a Republican, Donald J. Trump. How did the country move from the leadership of a former general to that of a real estate developer? How did the Republican Party move from a party that included a liberal, internationalist wing (in addition to a western, isolationist, individualist base), to a party openly appealing to both nativism and plutocracy? And how did the Democrats move so far from their New Deal coalition?