I sat down a few weeks ago with Rick Perlstein, author of Before the Storm and Nixonland, to discuss his latest, The Invisible Bridge: The Fall of Nixon and the Rise of Reagan.
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Political historian Rick Perlstein, author of Nixonland and writer for Rolling Stone, The Nation and other publications, stopped by The Interview Show to give host Mark Bazer his take on the GOP, Barack Obama and the 2012 election.
"Palin-land:" where Sarah Milhous Palin barnstorms the country arguing that drilling can stop climate change, tax cuts can stop the recession and "family values" can win the day.
It is undeniably true that there is a dangerous and virulent streak of violence and fascism in American conservatism, now and throughout our country's history.
Economic greed and fear are two sides of the same coin. When things start getting better, will the preoccupation with money also abate? Or will fear simply be replaced by another cycle of greed?
Conrad Black has found time in his busy prison schedule to defend former President Richard Nixon against the criticism that appears in Rick Perlstein'...
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