Radiozine airs a special presentation of KPFA's Letters and Politics where they're having a conversation on the history and constitutionality of the veto. And Donald Trump using a national emergency declaration in order to achieve a policy outcome of what it may mean for the future.
Guest: Michael J. Gerhardt is the scholar-in-residence at the National Constitution Center. He is also the Samuel Ashe Distinguished Professor of Constitutional Law at the University of North Carolina School of Law in Chapel Hill. And a Visiting Scholar at the University of Pennsylvania Law School. He is author of such books as The Power of Precedent (2008); The Forgotten Presidents: Their Untold Constitutional Legacy (2013); Impeachment: What Everyone Needs to Know (2018) among others.
A conversation with Adam Hochschild about his book Lessons from a Dark Time and Other Essays.
Letters and Politics is a production of KPFA in Berekely, CA