The Presidency

‘The Presidency: Facing Constitutional Crossroads’

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The Presidential Ideas Festival was held May 21-23, 2019.

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May 12, 2021

Michael Nelson, Barbara A. Perry, Russell Riley, Sean Theriault

Based on their new edited volume, The Presidency: Facing Constitutional Crossroads, Miller Center presidential scholars discuss the deep historical and constitutional context needed to understand the Trump era. Identifying key points at which the constitutional presidency could have evolved in different ways from the nation’s founding to today, these scholars will examine presidential decisions that determined the direction of the country.