The Presidency

Presidents' Day: Trump and the American presidency


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February 22, 2019

Sidney Milkis, Michael Nelson, Barbara Perry

Throughout history, the American presidency has evolved in myriad ways, influenced by the officeholder, as well as by varying social, economic, political, and international forces. As we commemorate Presidents' Day, join us for “Trump and the American Presidency,” a fascinating conversation with Miller Center scholars Sidney Milkis, Michael Nelson, and Barbara Perry. They will explore the historical evolution of the presidency, including an examination of President Trump’s first two years in office.