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Eric Rauchway

Eric Rauchway  holds the position of Distinguished Professor of History at the University of California, Davis. The recipient of his B.A. from Cornell in 1991 and Ph.D. from Stamford in 1996, his scholarship has focused on modern American political, social, and economic history, particularly of the Progressive Era and the New Deal.

He is the author of Murdering McKinley: The Making of Theodore Roosevelt's America (2003), The Great Depression and the New Deal (2008), The Money Makers: How Roosevelt and Keynes Ended the Depression, Defeated Fascism, and Secured a Prosperous Peace (2015), and most recently Winter War: Hoover, Roosevelt, and the First Clash Over the New Deal (2018).

Articles by this Author

Nixon’s illegal use of presidential power constitutes his most important influence on later constitutional law and U.S. politics.
Though Bush's connections to industry sometimes led to charges of corruption, his presidency is most associated with the Iraq War and efforts to combat terrorism in the wake of 9/11.