HAROLD MEYERSON analyzes Bernie’s big win in Wisconsin, and considers the conundrum facing Republicans with the defeat there of Donald Trump. Harold is executive editor of The American Prospect and writes for the LA Times, the Guardian, and other publications.
Plus: – politics in 1944! DAVID REID talks about the last hurrah of Franklin Delano Roosevelt and the glory days of the CIO Political Action Committee – his new book is The Brazen Age: New York City and the American Empire, Politics, Art and Bohemia.
Also: ARI BERMAN reports on the effects of Wisconsin’s new Voter ID law, the Republicans’ effort to reduce Democratic turnout. Ari was in Wisconsin for the primary; his book is Give Us the Ballot.