Co-authors of The Long Southern Strategy: How Chasing White Voters in the South Changed American Politics (Oxford University Press, 2019) Angie Maxwell , director of the Diane Blair Center of Southern Politics and Society and professor in Southern Studies at the University of Arkansas and Todd Shields , dean of the J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences and a professor of political science at the University of Arkansas talk about the GOP's Southern strategy beyond Goldwater and Nixon moved to capture voters opposed to the civil rights movement.
Brian Lehrer Weekend: We Are Already at 2°C; Tracing the Alt-Right's Ideas Back to the Source; New Jersey’s Aid in Dying for the Terminally Ill
Three of our favorite segments from the week, in case you missed them.
We Are Already at 2°C (First) | Tracing the Alt-Right's Ideas Back to the Source (Starts at 35:51) | New Jersey’s Aid in Dying for the Terminally Ill (Starts at 1:05:02)
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How NYC's Subway Ads Got So Explicit
Jonah Engel Bromwich , reporter for The New York Times Styles section, discusses the over sexually explicit advertising on New York City's subway system.
Plenty of children had to endure years of having to see those Bodies and Doctor Zizmore ads.
— Koch Comics (@KochComics)
Where Do Police Stand on the Gun Debate?
The Philadelphia shoot out injuring 6 officers is a reminder that police are on the front line of America’s daily gun violence . Jennifer Dawn Carlson , sociologist at the University of Arizona and author of Citizen-Protectors: The Everyday Politics of Guns in an Age of Decline (Oxford University Press, 2015), explains where Police stand on tougher gun laws why they aren't united on gun reform?
Bill de Blasio , New York City Mayor, takes calls from listeners and discusses this week in NYC.
“What we do know now is there is no danger to people of the city,” about pressure cookers found in the subway this morning.
— Jeff Mays (@JeffCMays)