The presidential nominee’s campaign has brought anti-Semitism into the mainstream in ways not recently seen—and his party may pay the price for years to come.
The Kerner Report confronted a tense nation with data about structural racism throughout the country and made recommendations to solve the problem. But America looked away.
Critics claim the ratings-hungry media is responsible for the rise of his brash, telegenic campaign. History suggests that’s not true.
If the GOP ends up in a brokered convention, the party might want to brush up on its 1976 contest—and the fine arts of groveling and goading.
Nominating Trump is better than a brokered convention. The fighting so far is nothing compared with tempers unleashed on a convention floor.
The rise of conservative outsiders like Ted Cruz and Donald Trump is not unprecedented. Ronald Reagan did it first in 1976—when he challenged a sitting president.
In 1976, he took on the Hawkeye State like no one had before, setting the precedent for hopefuls running in the race today.
Half a century ago, President Johnson signed a law—now known as No Child Left Behind—that he believed would solve inequality. But achievement gaps have only grown.
It's the 50th anniversary of the landmark address, when a sitting president embraced the demands of grassroots activists and made them his own.
Like Obama, JFK and LBJ found their agendas stymied by a hostile Congress, until American voters stepped in to demand change.