Book Discussion on The Age of Impeachment
David Kyvig talked about the history of impeachment. He said that impeachment was rarely used until 1960, at which point it became… read more
David Kyvig talked about the history of impeachment. He said that impeachment was rarely used until 1960, at which point it became used relatively frequently against politicians and judges. He argued that as a response to the increased threat of impeachment, presidents had become more secretive about their actions.
David Kyvig wrote The Age of Impeachment: American Constitutional Culture Since 1960 by the University Press of Kansas. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
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