Fighting for the Soul of the Democratic Party

Fighting for the Soul of the Democratic Party

John Nichols on Henry Wallace and AOC, plus Amy Wilentz on Jared and Ivanka.

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Before Bernie and AOC, before Jesse Jackson and George McGovern, there was Henry Wallace, FDR’s vice president, who fought for the soul of the Democratic party in the 1940s. John Nichols tells that story, and links it to today’s battles between progressives and Wall Street Democrats—his new book is The Fight for the Soul of the Democratic Party.

Also: a new episode of The Children’s Hour with Amy Wilenz, stories about fighting the virus with Ivanka, Jared, Don Junior, and little Eric—boy, are those kids in trouble this week! Amy of course is our chief Jared correspondent—and was just awarded a Guggenheim fellowship.

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