Hail to the Chief (Part II)
The American Civil War and the expansion of executive power
In the second of three podcasts to mark the coming presidential election, the first of which can be found here, Professor Jeremy Black, author of Fighting for America and Altered States, talks to The Critic’s political editor, Graham Stewart, about how the power of the US president was exercised during the Civil War and its aftermath.
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