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The Prospect podcast #73—Trump and the history of America

Sameer Rahim is joined by Jill Lepore to discuss how US presidents use—and abuse—the story of America's past

By Prospect Team  

Harvard historian Jill Lepore joins Prospect‘s Sameer Rahim to talk Donald Trump, American history and the disturbing story of how George Washington got his false teeth, which were pulled from slaves.

Plus: Sameer on the British Museum’s Ashurbanipal exhibition, and Alex Dean asks: what is an MP?

       

Find all episodes of the Prospect podcast here

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