Kevin Kruse is a Professor of History at Princeton University.
Julian Zelizer is a Professor of History and Public Affairs at Princeton’s Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs.
*Interview taped on 1/21/19.
On this episode of Stay Tuned, Kevin and Julian discuss:Their new book Fault Lines: A History of the United States Since 1974 that traces the history of today’s economic, political and social divisions
The legacy of civil rights movements and Martin Luther King, Jr.
The role of Twitter historians and their obligation to speak up and correct misinformation
References made in the episode:Historian Michael Beschloss’ interview on Stay Tuned
Kruse and Zelizer’s Washington Post op-ed on The Fairness Doctrine
The short-lived Air America liberal radio broadcast
A 2000 poll asking people if they were in the top 1%; read David Brooks analysis of the results
Zelizer’s op-ed on Pence’s invocation of Martin Luther King, Jr.’s words
Martin Luther King, Jr.’s I Have A Dream speech
Kevin Kruse’s twitter account
Kevin’s debut Twitter thread on Southern Democrats
Enes Kanter’s Stay Tuned video
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