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Author Interview: Dr. Peniel E. Joseph on the Third Reconstruction and Hope for a Multiracial Democracy

April 25, 2023
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Blake Maddux talks to Peniel Joseph about his latest book, “The Third Reconstruction: America’s Struggle for Racial Justice in the Twenty-First Century.”

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Book Review: “American Justice 2014” — A Sturdy Look at the Current Supreme Court

February 7, 2015
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The most important takeaway from American Justice 2014 is the potential danger, from Epps’s perspective, of the growing influence of Justice Alito.

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Book Interview: When Did America Become a Christian Nation?

May 27, 2015
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“Yes, America might have been a nation of Christians, but that was different from being formally a Christian nation.”

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Book Interview: No Guns — No Civil Rights?

November 5, 2014
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“If you’re dead you won’t have a movement, and guns kept people alive. In particular, kept people who made the movement alive.”

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Fuse Interview: Linda Hirshman on How Female Supremes Changed the World

November 10, 2015
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“The question is what piece of the American experience is next going to add the richness of its voice to the Supreme Court.

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Music Interview: Feeling out “The Feelies”

September 12, 2016
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Four nerdy young men from small-town suburban New Jersey named their band after a prophetic product of Aldous Huxley’s imagination.

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Fuse Interview: Welcome to the “Mad World” of New Wave Music of the 1980s

June 22, 2014
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“It was an unusual time in music when the-powers-that-be were very hands-off. They left the art to the artists.”

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Book Review: “The Law of the Land” — How Geography Influenced the Constitution

August 11, 2015
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It is nice to know that there is someone as cultivated and enthusiastic about constitutional history as Professor Akhil Reed Amar.

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Book Review: Altamont — Rock’s Worst Day?

September 26, 2016
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As a work of history, a journalistic account, and an astute study of a troubled subculture, Altamont is so engrossing that it almost disarms criticism.

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Book Interview: Jay Wexler on the State of “Our Non-Christian Nation”

September 5, 2019
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The book deals with how Atheists, Wiccans, Summums, Muslims, and Satanists “fought to have their voices heard” in communities dominated by Christians and others who were skeptical of their claim that the First Amendment applies equally to all religions.

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