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Analysis and context one year after the Jan 6th insurrection at the Capitol

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January 6th marks one year since the attack on the Capitol to overturn the November 2020 presidential election. We’ll hear from a historian and a Maine political science professor about the impact that event has had on our nation and how it relates to historical context.

Kenneth C. Davis, best-selling author of Don’t Know Much About® History and other books in the Don’t Know Much About® series; he also wrote the acclaimed In the Shadow of Liberty and now Strongman.
Andrew Rudalevige, chair, Department of Government and Legal Studies, Thomas Brackett Reed Professor of Government, Bowdoin College

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Jonathan was born in Monsey, New York. A field trip to Washington, DC when he was in 7th grade started him on his circuitous path to a career in public radio. The trip inspired a love of politics and led to his desire to one day call DC home. After graduating from Grinnell College, he worked on a couple of campaigns in Iowa (presidential and congressional) and moved to Washington, DC.