Professor of History, Purdue University
Assistant Professor of History at Purdue University and author of Burying the Dead but Not the Past: Ladies' Memorial Associations and the Lost Cause
Memorial Day began after the Civil War, which killed 600,000 Americans, North and South.
May. 26, 2008from To the Point
Julian Castro, former HUD secretary and former San Antonio Mayor, says his housing plan calls for a much greater investment to end homelessness by 2028.
Jul. 9from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
The House and Senate are looking into Facebook’s plan to launch a currency called Libra. Neither side of the political aisle trusts Facebook, believing it's too big.
Jul. 16from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
A new investigative report uncovers rampant exploitation of caregivers at residential care homes across the nation, many of them poor immigrants who work for a pittance around the…
Jul. 19from Scheer Intelligence
When the Chief Executive lies repeatedly, what’s a reporter to do? CNN’s Jim Acosta defends his multiple public challenges of Donald Trump in a book called, “The Enemy of the People.”
Jun. 20from To the Point
There’s a lot to consider.
Jul. 17from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers
How is the American constitutional system doing in its 273rd year?
Jul. 5from Left, Right & Center
Plus: AOC makes the Fed interesting again
Jul. 12from Left, Right & Center
It's Night 1 of the first primary debate of the 2020 election cycle. Follow NPR reporters' live analysis and fact checks of the candidates' remarks.
Jun. 26from News Stories
A deep-seated denial of the racist, colonial roots of gun rights in the U.S. underlies the left’s flawed approach to domestic arms control.
Jun. 14from Scheer Intelligence