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Joy-Ann M. Lomena-Reid, known professionally as Joy Reid, is an American cable television host and a national correspondent at MSNBC.
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Race and Reunion
The Civil War in American Memory
David W. Blight - 2002-03-01
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No historical event has left as deep an imprint on America's collective memory as the Civil War. In the war's aftermath, Americans had to embrace and cast off a traumatic past. David Blight explores the perilous path of remembering and forgetting, and reveals its tragic costs to race relations and America's national reunion. In 1865, confronted wit...
Joy Reid
The thanks rightly goes to the great @davidwblight, whose book Race and Reunion I highly recommend to anyone who cares about the fate of our democracy. The past is not really past…      source
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Conservatives Without Conscience
John W. Dean - 2007-08-28 (first published in 2006)
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On the heels of his national bestseller Worse Than Watergate, John Dean takes a critical look at the current conservative movementIn Conservatives Without Conscience, John Dean places the conservative movement's inner circle of leaders in the Republican Party under scrutiny. Dean finds their policies and mind- set to be fundamentally authoritarian,...
Joy Reid
[email protected] wrote a terrific book more than a decade ago called Conservatives Without Conscience, which described the party’s authoritarian drift and all-but predicted it would one day result in a Political Jim Jones like Trump.      source
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The Impeachers
The Trial of Andrew Johnson and the Dream of a Just Nation
Brenda Wineapple - 2019-05-21
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America's first presidential impeachment: A prize-winning author tells the story of the efforts by heroic citizens to preserve the victories of the Civil War by removing a bigoted president who ruled as if he were king.When Abraham Lincoln was assassinated and Vice-President Andrew Johnson became "the Accidental President," it was a dangerous time ...
Joy Reid
Another indispensable @michaelharriot thread; this one on the Trump before Trump: the first impeached American president, Andrew Johnson. (For a great book on this history, check out The Impeachers, by Brenda Wineapple).      source
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