Rachel Maddow | Prequel: An American Fight Against Fascism

Recorded Oct 15, 2023
Direct Download: 20231015-rachelm.mp3

In conversation with Julian E. Zelizer

Rachel Maddow is host of the Emmy Award–winning The Rachel Maddow Show on MSNBC, as well as the #1 New York Times best­selling author of Drift and Blowout, and the New York Times bestselling co-author of Bag Man. She has also written, produced, and hosted three original podcasts for MSNBC—Rachel Maddow Presents: Bag ManRachel Maddow Presents: Ultra, and most recently the six-episode series Rachel Maddow Presents: Deja News, which debuted in June at #1 on Apple Podcasts. In Prequel, Maddow traces the century-long proliferation of authoritarianism in America—often by shockingly well-financed and powerful groups----and the lessons history offers as we navigate our own disquieting times.

Political historian Julian E. Zelizer is the author and editor of 25 award-winning and bestselling books, including The Fierce Urgency of Now: Lyndon Johnson, Congress, and the Battle for the Great SocietyFault Lines: A History of the United States Since 1974; and The Presidency of Donald J. Trump: A First Historical Assessment. A professor of history and public affairs at Princeton University, a CNN political analyst, a regular guest on NPR’s Here and Now, and the writer of more than 1300 op-eds, he has received fellowships from the Brookings Institution, the Guggenheim Foundation, and the New York Historical Society, among others. 

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