Walter Shapiro

Roll Call / Yale University

Guest

Walter Shapiro is a fellow at the Brennan Center for Justice, a columnist for Roll Call and lecturer in political science at Yale University. The author of Hustling Hitler: How a Jewish Vaudevillian Fooled the Fuhrer, he is a former columnist for Yahoo News, the Columbia Journalism Review, AOL's PoliticsDaily.com, and the New Republic, and a former Washington bureau chief for Salon.com. He also served as a speechwriter for then-President Jimmy Carter.

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Remembering George H.W. Bush

A balanced look at George H.W.

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The President who's picked so many fights with so many people told Congress last night it's time for a change.

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The President who's picked so many fights with so many people told Congress last night it's time for a change.

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Some Red and Blue states may be turning purple in an increasingly polarized nation.

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