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Populism and Anti-Populism in American Democracy

Presented by Thomas Frank, author of The People, No:  A Brief History of Anti-Populism (Henry Holt & Co., 2020).

Dr. Frank, a nationally prominent political analyst and historian, is a former columnist for the Wall Street Journal and Harper’s and the author of numerous books on American politics including What’s the Matter With Kansas? (2004), The Wrecking Crew: How Conservatives Rule (2008), Listen, Liberal:  Or, What Ever Happened to the Party of the People? (2016) and most recently, The People, No:  A Brief History of Anti-Populism (2020). Dr. Frank holds a Ph.D. in history from the University of Chicago.

This lecture is part of the Menard Family Center for Democracy's spring "Dialogues on Democracy" series.  Free and open to the public.  Presentation followed by audience Q&A.

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Monday, March 1 at 7:00pm to 8:15pm

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