July 20, 2020 2:28 PM
|Updated: July 22, 2020 5:00 AM
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The 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment offers an opportunity to take a closer look at stories of women of the movement — those we think we already know, and those that have been lost to history.
Author Rick Perlstein chronicles the events that propelled Ronald Reagan to the White House in 1980. He says that a certain "viciousness" has always been part of the conservative Republican coalition.
Author Larry Tye chronicles Sen. Joseph McCarthy's infamous smear campaign in a new book. He says both McCarthy and Trump are "bullies" who exploit fears and "point fingers when they're attacked."
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