• Show Notes

“Backstage” is a special segment of Now & Then exclusively for members of CAFE Insider. In this installment, Heather and Joanne discuss their own early memories of voting (or not voting) during the contentious 1980 presidential election.

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REFERENCES & SUPPLEMENTAL MATERIALS

  • Julian Zelizer, “Reagan vs. Carter holds a crucial lesson for 2020 Dems,” CNN, 2/22/2020
  • Adam Clymer, “John Anderson, Who Ran Against Reagan and Carter in 1980, Is Dead at 95,” New York Times, 12/4/2017
  • Jeff Greenfield, “John B. Anderson: The Great Independent Hope,” Politico, 12/28/2017
  • Peniel E. Joseph, “From Ronald Reagan in Philadelphia, Miss., to Donald Trump in Tulsa, a pattern of racially divisive politics,” The Washington Post, 6/19/2020