Unprecedented times for the United States. Is the country facing an existential crisis? And if so what might affect the outcome? Maria Armoudian discusses the political context behind the current political climate in America with Louis Michael Seidman, Sanford Levinson, and Mark Peterson.

Louis Michael Seidman is a Professor of Constitutional Law at Georgetown University Law School. He is an expert in constitutional laws and is the author of Silence and Freedom.

Sanford Levinson is a Professor of Political Science and Law at the University of Texas at Austin. He is an expert in constitutional and is is the author of Our Undemocratic Constitution: Where the Constitution Goes Wrong (And How We the People Can Correct It).

Mark Peterson is a Professor of Public Policy and Political Science Law at UCLA. He is an expert in American politics and is the author of Legislating Together: The White House and Capitol Hill from Eisenhower to Reagan.



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