LUNCH 12:00 p.m., LECTURE 12:15 p.m.
Elizabeth Spalding is assistant professor of government at Claremont McKenna College and director of the CMC Washington Program. She has written on FDR, Truman, Reagan, and George W. Bush. She is currently working on her forthcoming book entitled, The War of Nerves: Harry S. Truman and the Origins of Containment.
Andrew Busch is associate professor of government at Claremont McKenna College. He is the author or co-author of seven books including, Ronald Reagan and the Politics of Freedom (2001), The Perfect Tie: The True Story of the 2000 Presidential Election (2001), and The Front-loading Problem in Presidential Nominations (2003).