Following the 2016 election this month, a panel of historians at Fordham University discussed the results and President-Elect Trump through the lenses of different historical perspectives on November 22, 2016.
The panelists discussed several issues including, but not limited to, Latino/hispanic votes, immigration, fascism and the “alt-right,” mistrust of the United States government, misogyny, white supremacy, Islamophobia, women’s rights and more.
The panel was comprised of faculty with various levels of expertise in diverse fields of history:
– Sal Acosta, Ph.D., United States history and United States Latino/Hispanic history
– Christopher Dietrich, Ph.D., United States history and foreign policy, specifically post-WW2 era
– Kirsten Swinth, Ph.D., Gender and history, sexuality and harassment
– Magda Teter, Ph.D., European history
To listen to this discussion, please play the audio below:
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