After Words with Heather Cox Richardson
Heather Cox Richardson talked about her book, To Make Men Free: A History of the Republican Party, in which she discusses the belief, articulated by Abraham Lincoln, that government is supposed to promote economic opportunity for all. In her book, she argues that the Republican party repeatedly abandoned that principle in the 20th century. She also suggests that each time the Republican Party has promoted business interests over equality, economic collapses have forced it “back to its roots.” She talked with Weekly Standard columnist Matthew Continetti. close
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History of the Republican Party
Professor Heather Cox Richardson, author of To Make Men Free: A History of the Republican Party talked about the evolution of the…
Women in the Late-19th Century
Professor Heather Cox Richardson talked about the new roles women assumed in the workforce and in politics during the…
Richardson Campaign Ad
Two political ads from the Bill Richardson presidential campaign were shown.
Cox Presidential Campaign
Mr. Cox talks about his presidential campaign and responded to telephone calls and electronic mail.