How do we understand Trump? Have we seen this before? Allen talks with historian and activist scholar Van Gosse to discuss his recent piece situating Donald Trump in the longer arc of reactionary US politics and other concerns.
Van Gosse is a historian and public intellectual. He teaches at Franklin & Marshall College in Lancaster, Pa. His teaching and scholarhips has focused on several overlapping areas: US political development and the special role that the African American freedom struggle has played in our history; and American culture and society in the Cold War era.