Timothy Naftali

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

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

Timothy Naftali on KCRW

The U.S. is currently mired in multiple crises. The COVID-19 pandemic has killed more than 100,000 Americans.

Role of the president during crises: A historical look

The U.S. is currently mired in multiple crises. The COVID-19 pandemic has killed more than 100,000 Americans.

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We look at the historical precedent leading up to today’s impeachment announcement against Trump.

How do today’s articles of impeachment compare to those of the past?

We look at the historical precedent leading up to today’s impeachment announcement against Trump.

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President Donald Trump plans to fight all subpoenas from Congressional Democrats, and the White House says it will try to block former legal counsel Don McGahn from testifying about…

Trump refuses to comply with House Democrats’ subpoenas

President Donald Trump plans to fight all subpoenas from Congressional Democrats, and the White House says it will try to block former legal counsel Don McGahn from testifying about…

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