Donald Trump, “Know-Nothing”

From the always-excellent CBC Sunday Edition, Civil War historian Eric Foner discusses the Know-Nothings and how they compare to Donald Trump’s populist revolution. Foner’s always interesting and the parallels are both striking and terrifying.

Historian Eric Foner says Trump’s anti-immigrant sentiment is a recurring strand of thought in America.

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