Princeton University

About

Julian E. Zelizer has been one of the pioneers in the revival of American political history. He is the author of Taxing America: Wilbur D. Mills, Congress, and the State, 1945-1975 (1998), On Capitol Hill: The Struggle to Reform Congress and its Consequences, 1948-2000 (2004), Arsenal of Democracy: The Politics of National Security—From World War II to the War on Terrorism (2010), Jimmy Carter (2010), and Conservatives in Power: The Reagan Years, 1981-1989 (2010), and Governing America: The Revival of Political History. His most recent book is The Fierce Urgency of Now: Lyndon Johnson, Congress, and the Battle for the Great Society (2015). He has edited 10 books on American political history, with subjects ranging from the politics and the media to the presidency of George W. Bush. In addition to his scholarly articles and book chapters, Zelizer is a frequent commentator in the international and national media on political history and contemporary politics. He has published over six hundred op-eds, including his weekly column on CNN.Com. He is a regular news commentator on radio, television and in print. He has received fellowships from the Brookings Institution, the Guggenheim Foundation, the Russell Sage Foundation, and New America. 



Recent Media

Univision, November 29, 2016

Politico, November 27, 2016

Xinhua, November 27, 2016

The Hill, November 26, 2016

USA Today, November 22, 2016

Bloomberg, November 22, 2016

CNN/Raw Story, November 21, 2016

The New York Times, November 19, 2016

BBC, November 19, 2016

The Week, November 19, 2016

Associated Press, November 19, 2016

CBC, November 19, 2016

Bloomberg, November 19, 2016

McClatchy News, November 18, 2016

CNN, November 18, 2016

RTHK, November 17, 2016

The Hill, November 17, 2016

Radio Times (WHYY), November 15, 2016

Christian Science Monitor, November 14, 2016

The New York Times, November 14, 2016

The Gist, November 13, 2016

Times Herald, November 11, 2016

Financial Times, November 11, 2016

La Nacion, November 10, 2016

The Hill, November 10, 2016

Politico, November 10, 2016

NJ Star Ledger, November 9, 2016

NBC Nightly News, November 9, 2016

Politico, November 9, 2016

ABC Radio (Australia), November 7, 2016

KPCC, November 7, 2016

Fortune, November 7, 2016

LA Times, November 7, 2016

CBS, November 7, 2016

CNN New Day, November 7, 2016

The Street, November 7, 2016

NBC News, November 7, 2016

NBC News, November 7, 2016

Financial Times, November 6, 2016

NBC News, November 5, 2016

Iris Times, November 5, 2016

NJ Star Ledger, November 4, 2016

McClatchy, November 4, 2016

Foreign Policy, November 3, 2016

L'Obs (France), November 2, 2016

CSPAN, Washington Journal, November 2, 2016

Terra, October 30, 2016

NJ Star Ledger, October 30, 2016

CNN Newsroom 2-October 29, 2016

CNN Newsroom, October 29, 2016

Associated Press, October 29, 2016

Philadelphia Inquirer, October 29, 2016

Specific Gravity, October 28, 2016

Xinhua, October 28, 2016

US News and World Report, October 28, 2016

Horace Mann Record, October 26, 2016

USA Today, October 26, 2016

El Periodico, October 25, 2016

Kansas City Star, October 24, 2016

The Hill, October 23, 2016

CNN Newsroom, October 22, 2016

CNN Newsroom, October 22, 2016

Princeton Alumni Weekly, October 20, 2016

Daily Princetonian, October 20, 2016

France 24, October 20, 2016

Le Figaro, October 20, 2016

New York Times, October 20, 2016

NJ Star Ledger, October 20, 2016

Washington Times, October 20, 2016

DeMorgen, October 19, 2016

Xinhua, October 19, 2016

Climate Wire, October 18, 2016

CNN, October 18, 2016

LA Times, October 18, 2016

Wisconsin Public Radio, October 17, 2016

Think Progress, October 17, 2016

CNN Newsroom, October 15, 2016

CNN, October 15, 2016

Boston Globe, October 15, 2016

New Jersey Jewish News, October 15, 2016

Atlanta Jewish Times, October 13, 2016

BillMoyers.com, October 12, 2016

Bloomberg, October 11, 2016

Agence France Presse, October 11, 2016

NJ Star Ledger, October 10, 2016

Xinhua, October 9, 2016

Marketplace, October 8, 2016

Xinhua, October 6, 2016

News Columns

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Speaking Engagements

  • January 8, 2015: Book Launch, NYC
  • January 12, 2015: Politics and Prose, Washington, DC
  • January 13, 2015: New America Foundation, Washington, DC

Recent Publications

The Fierce Urgency of Now by Julian Zelizer

The Fierce Urgency of Now: Lyndon Johnson, Congress, and the Battle for the Great Society

by Julian E. Zelizer

Recent Interviews About
The Fierce Urgency of Now


New Books in History (Podcast), July 6, 2015

WNYC, April 17, 2015

YouTube: The Great Society Half a Centruy Later, April 12, 2015

HEC-TV, April 9, 2015

Fighting Poverty: From LNJ to Obama-John F. Kennedy Presidential Library & Museum, March 3, 2015

America's Democrats, February 22, 2015

John Batchelor Show, February 20, 2015

Wall Street Journal, February 20, 2015

National Review, February 20, 2015

The Daily Beast, February 20, 2015

The Washington Post, February 6, 2015

WOSU (NPR-Columbus), February 5, 2015

Aspen Institute, February 3, 2015

Al Jazeera, January 30, 2015

WNYC, January 28, 2015

ABC/Yahoo News, January 27, 2015

Youtube, January 26, 2015

CSPAN, Janaury 26, 2015

WJBC, January 25, 2015

Boston Herald Radio, January 23, 2015

WMNF-FM, January 22, 2015

LBJ's Legacy and the Limits or Presidential Power, January 22, 2015

The Political Junkie (Podcast), January 22, 2015

Post-Gazette, January 18, 2015

Washington Post, January 18, 2015

MSNBC, January 18, 2015

Vox-January 17, 2015

WTOP-January 12, 2015

NY Times, January 12, 2015

Bill's Books (NBC-New York), January 11, 2015

MSNBC-"Selma" portrays MLK as an imperfect man, January 11, 2015

MSNBC-Ava DuVernay:LBJ controversy a distraction, January 11, 2015

MSNBC-Why the Selma campaign was a success, January 11, 2015

MSNBC-How "Selma" portrays brutality of violence, January 11, 2105

MSNBC- Selma's youngest marcher recounts movement, January 11, 2105

MSNBC-"Selma" bolsters role of women in movement, January 11, 2015

The Gist (Slate), January 9, 2015

SoundCloud, January 9, 2015

WHYY, January 9, 2015

Washingto Post, January 9, 2015

KPFK (LA Radio) Ian Masters, January 9, 2015

Majority Report, January 8, 2015

The Leslie Marshall Show, January 8, 2015

The Majority Report, January 8, 2015

Biographile, January 8, 2015

New York Times, January 6, 2015

WBUR, January 7, 2015

New York Times, January 6, 2015