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Morality, Politics, and Policy in Historical Perspective

Today I write to you from scorching HOT Tempe, Arizona—it’s forecasted to be 99 degrees today—where I will be participating in a two-day workshop on “Morality, Politics, and Policy in Historical Perspective.” I was invited by David Courtwright and Donald Critchlow, along with five other historians and political scientists, to write and then pre-circulate a paper that will be the topic of one of six one-hour sessions here on the Arizona State University campus. Our six papers will then be converted into journal articles that will form the basis of a special issue of the Journal of Policy History, edited Read more