Tim Naftali

Clinical Associate Professor of History and Public Service, NYU and the former director of the Richard Nixon Presidential Library

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Tim Naftali is a clinical associate professor of history and public service at New York University and co-director of its Center for the United States and the Cold War. A presidential historian, he is the author of several books on John F. Kennedy.

Naftali is a former senior research fellow at the New America Foundation and former director of the Richard Nixon Presidential Library.

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