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The 74 Million Voter Question: Why Did Trump Get So Many Votes?

The Bully Pulpit

Release Date: 02/16/2021

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Featuring:
Thomas Frank - Political Analyst; Author of "The People, No: A Brief History of Anti-Populism"

Patrick Griffin - Founding Partner and CEO, Merrimack Potomac + Charles (MP+C); Fall 2019 Visiting Fellow, Center for the Political Future

Theodore R. Johnson - Fellows Program Director at the Brennan Center for Justice; Author of "When the Stars Begin to Fall: Overcoming Racism and Renewing the Promise of America”

Mimi Walters - Former U.S. Representative (R-CA) and Fall 2020 Fellow, Center for the Political Future