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America: take a few deep breaths

Michael Beschloss is an American historian specializing in the United States presidency.

He is a trustee of White House Historical Association and the National Archives Foundation and he also sits on the board of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History.  He has been a trustee of the Thomas Jefferson Foundation (Monticello), the Urban Institute, the University of Virginia's Miller Center of Public Affairs and the PEN/Faulkner Foundation. He also sits on the advisory board to the Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Commission and was a member of the President's Commission on White House Fellowships. He has held appointments in history at the Smithsonian Institution, a Senior Associate Member at St. Antony's College (University of Oxford), a Visiting Scholar at the Harvard University Russian Research Center,  a Senior Fellow of the Annenberg Foundation, and a Montgomery Fellow and Dorsett Fellow at Dartmouth College.  (Wikipedia). In other words, he knows his stuff.



A perspective from him on this coming Tuesday:

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