Julian E. Zelizer

Princeton University

Julian E. Zelizer is professor of history and public affairs at Princeton University.

He is the author of Taxing America: Wilbur D. Mills, Congress, and the State, 1945-1975 and On Capitol Hill: The Struggle to Reform Congress and its Consequences, 1948-2000.

Zelizer is the editor of New Directions in Policy History, The American Congress: The Building of Democracy (2004) and the co-editor of Rightward Bound: Making America Conservative in the 1970s and The Democratic Experiment: New Directions in American Political History.

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Arsenal of Democracy: The Politics of National Security--From World War II to the War on Terrorism

FEB 18, 2010 Podcast

Arsenal of Democracy: The Politics of National Security--From World War II to the War on Terrorism

According to historian Julian Zelizer, partisan fighting has always shaped American foreign policy, and the issue of national security has always been part of our ...