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.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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…

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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The Senate Judiciary Committee wrapped up its hearings for Supreme Court nominee Judge Amy Coney Barrett on Thursday.

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The first day of hearings on the Supreme Court nomination of Amy Coney Barrett kicked off today.

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California mailed ballots to every registered voter this year because of the pandemic.

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It was the last debate of the campaign, and it was less crazy than the last one. NBC’s Kristen Welker kept it on lockdown with some help from a mute button.

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Sometimes progress depends on states going their own way.

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More than 5 million Californians have already cast ballots in the general election. That’s roughly 24% of all registered voters. There are still 12 days to go.

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The Census count ends midnight Hawaii time. The Supreme Court earlier this week allowed the Trump administration to cut the Census count by about two weeks.

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