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Sean Wilentz

Pro-Clinton Historian Hits Bernie Sanders For Saying U.S. Founded On 'Racist Principles'

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 09.18.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- When Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) spoke at Liberty University on Monday, he offered his audience a thought not usually advanced in conser...

Ryan Grim

Meet Hillary's Historian | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.20.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As a presidential candidate, Hillary Clinton has a tight circle of advisers who counsel her on economic policy, foreign affairs and poli...

Snowden Attorney: Attack Article 'Heavily Lifted' From Other Sources

The Huffington Post | Basel Hamdan | Posted 01.24.2014 | Media

Princeton historian Sean Wilentz’s blistering New Republic cover story attacking Glenn Greenwald, Edward Snowden and Julian Assange came under heavy...

Sean Wilentz: Wrong on Untold History, Wrong on History in General

Jonathan Schwarz | Posted 04.24.2013 | Politics
Jonathan Schwarz

Sean Wilentz is a fancy professor of history at fancy Princeton, and a personal friend of Bill and Hillary Clinton, two extremely fancy Democrats. And as he recently explained in the New York Review of Books, he hates Untold History, the new book and Showtime series by Oliver Stone and Peter Kuznick.

'Chimes of Freedom' Celebrates the Power of Music and Activism

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 04.01.2012 | Impact
Marcia G. Yerman

Amnesty International's Chimes of Freedom: The Songs of Bob Dylan is not the first time they've tapped into the music community to raise funds and bring awareness to human rights issues.

My Walk With Glenn Beck, 21st Century Con Man

Megan Doherty | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Megan Doherty

On June 23 I spent two hours with Glenn Beck, walking him and his (very nice) staff through the history of Manhattan. He's mentioned the experience at least three times since then.

Stephen Colbert To Author Sean Wilentz About Bob Dylan: 'He's No Britney' (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Scroll down to watch video of the interview Author Sean Wilentz, professor of history at Princeton, has written books on Jefferson, Jackson and Reaga...

Elizabeth Warren, Rob Johnson, Eliot Spitzer, and More: What We Want to Hear Tonight From Obama

Lynn Parramore | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Lynn Parramore

I would like to hear the president say, "Never have so many done so much for so few who needed so little. Now is the time for those who benefited from the bailouts to contribute to rebuilding our economy."

Scanning the Latest Blog Posts, 233 Years Ago

Louise Mirrer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Louise Mirrer

The American Revolution had its own bloggers. They were called pamphleteers and their opinions were pointed, their language was colorful, and their sense of urgency was compelling.

Sunday Watch 8-24-08: In Which House Dwellers Throw Stones

Todd Gitlin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Todd Gitlin

Stephanopoulos pushed the question of McCain's real estate onto Rudy Giuliani, who broke new ground in the annals of property assessment.

Historian: 2008 Press Corps Isn't The Worst Ever, Fox Is The Best

MarketWatch | Jon Friedman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

In 2006, Princeton University history professor Sean Wilentz wrote a cover story for Rolling Stone titled: "The Worst President in History?" The acco...