The media needs historians

May 29, 2020

Brownell giving an interview for C-Span

“Impeachment. Electoral battles. Pandemics. Economic collapse. Political polarization. When so much feels unprecedented and uncertain, historians understand not just how we got to where we are today, but the deeper lessons of how individuals, leaders, and governments have grappled with these challenges before.”  That is why the media needs historians, explains WaPo's Made by History co-editor Katheryn Brownell.

Read her blog, Why the Media Needs Historians (and how you can help).