Julian E. Zelizer
Julian E. Zelizer is a professor of history and public affairs at Princeton University. One of the pioneers in the revival of American political history, he is the author and editor of 19 books on American political history, including Taxing America: Wilbur D. Mills, Congress, and the State, 1945-1975—winner of the Ellis Hawley Prize for Best Book on Political History and the D.B. Prize for Best Book on Congress—On Capitol Hill: The Struggle to Reform Congress and its Consequences, 1948-2000, Arsenal of Democracy: The Politics of National Security—From World War II to the War on Terrorism, Jimmy Carter, Conservatives in Power: The Reagan Years, 1981-1989 (co-authored with Meg Jacobs), Governing America: The Revival of Political History and The Fierce Urgency of Now: Lyndon Johnson, Congress, and the Battle for the Great Society, winner of the D.B. Hardeman Prize for Best Book on Congress. His latest book, co-authored with Kevin Kruse, is entitled Fault Lines: A History of the United States Since 1974.
Interviews with Julian E. Zelizer
America's Congress: Actions in the Public Sphere, James Madison Through Newt Gingrich
by David R Mayhew
Disjointed Pluralism: Institutional Innovation and the Development of the U.S. Congress
by Eric Schickler
The Field of Blood: Violence in Congress and the Road to Civil War
by Joanne B Freeman
Master of the Senate: The Years of Lyndon Johnson, Vol III
by Robert Caro
It’s Even Worse Than You Think: How the American Constitutional System Collided with the New Politics of Extremism
Thomas E. Mann & Norman J. Ornstein
Is Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell just as important as President Trump? Julian E. Zelizer, Princeton historian and CNN Political Analyst, thinks so—and he argues that to understand American politics, you have to understand Congress. He recommends the best books for getting to grips with the nuts and bolts of the Senate and House of Representatives.