Each week, CAFE Editorial Producer David Kurlander looks back at an historical event that can help us make sense of a current legal or political conundrum.
Note from David: The Joy of the Archives
‘Don’t Malign My Integrity Here’: Bob Dole’s Defensive Frontrunner Status in the 1996 Republican Presidential Primary
‘This Sort of Eerie Unity’: Centrism and the Ghosts of 1968 at the 1996 Democratic National Convention
‘Time is a Great Healer’: Fugitives, Chain Gangs, and the Birth of the Georgia State Board of Pardons and Paroles
‘Don’t Even Ask Me About That’: The U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team’s 1995 Quest for Equal Treatment
‘Instilling Racist Viewpoints’: The 1970 Reckoning Over the ‘Know Alabama’ Textbook
‘The Video Future is So Huge’: The 1980 Actors Strike and the Difficulty of Negotiating Technological Innovation
‘Truly Outrageous’: The 1980s War Between Jem and the Holograms and Barbie and the Rockers
‘We’re Revolutionaries’: John Schmitz’s Controversial 1972 Third Party Presidential Campaign
‘Safety in the Seas’: Edwin A. Link, Submersibles, and Underwater Tragedy
‘It Has Been Called a Cultural Genocide’: Senator James Abourezk’s Advocacy for the Indian Child Welfare Act
‘The Vestige of the Office’: Nixon Lawyer Herbert Miller’s Fight to Hide Presidential Documents
‘Everyone I Know Has a Dirty House’: California’s Reaction to a 1970s Drought
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