By William Watkins | Monday May 1, 2017 at 6:48 PM PST | Comments Off on Could the Civil War Have Been Avoided?
Trump is taking heat from the media on his ramblings about whether a leader such as Andrew Jackson could have crafted a compromise to avoid the 620,000 deaths in the Civil War. The general view seems to be that Trump is crazy for questioning the inevitability and justness of the slaughter. Of course, everyone knows…
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Tags: Abolitionists, Abraham Lincoln, Civil War, Donald Trump, Jeffrey Rogers Hummel, Reclaiming the American Revolution, War Between the States, William Lloyd Garrison
By Lindsay Boyd | Tuesday June 29, 2010 at 4:42 PM PST | 0 Comments
With the hearings on the nomination of Elena Kagan to the U.S. Supreme Court, Research Fellow William J. Watkins, Jr., was interviewed on NPR’s Talk of the Nation to discuss how to revise the nomination and selection process of Supreme Court Justices, based on his recent article in the Washington Examiner, “A role for…
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Tags: American History, Constitution, Elena Kagan, judicial activism, Law, Politics, Reclaiming the American Revolution, Supreme Court, Talk of the Nation