‘An end of American democracy’: Heather Cox Richardson on Trump’s historic threat

Heather Cox Richardson, a writer, professor and an expert historian in 19th-century America, poses for a portrait in her study at her home. Kevin Seefried did what the rebel army never could. On 6 January 2021, the 53-year-old carried a Confederate flag through the US Capitol. For historians of the American civil war such as Heather Cox Richardson , it was like a blow to the solar plexus.

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