392: Michael Kazin

He did much of the research for What it Took to Win: a History of the Democratic Party, in the Manuscript Reading Room at the Library of Congress. “I don’t believe in heaven, but, if there’s a heaven for historians, this would be right in the center of it.” Plus some thoughts on the late Richard Hofstadter and the early Bob Dylan.

Person: Richard Hofstadter
Place: Library of Congress
Thing: first Bob Dylan album
Randy’s Person: Ossian

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