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 seven 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

AP, April 26, 2017

CBS News, April 26, 2017

KCRW, April 25, 2017

The Takeaway (WNYC), April 25, 2017

AFP, April 24, 2017

LA Times, April 24, 2017

NJ Star Ledger, April 23, 2017

NJ Star Ledger, April 20, 2017

The Hill, April 19, 2017

Hollywood Reporter, April 13, 2017

CBC, April 8, 2017

Vox, April 6, 2017

Christian Science Monitor, April 6, 2017

KCRW (NPR-LA), April 4, 2017

NPR-Weekend Edition, April 1, 2017

NPR-All Things Considered, March 31, 2017

Political Junkie, March 30, 2017

BBC Mundo, March 30, 2017

Politico, March 30, 2017

CBC, MArch 28, 2017

AFP, March 25, 2017

The Hill, March 23, 2017

US News, March 23, 2017

NPR All Things Considered, March 21, 2017

Politico, March 21, 2017

NJ Star Ledger, March 19, 2017

Daily Princetonian, March 17, 2017

Washington Post, March 15, 2017

New York Times, March 15, 2017

Huffington Post, March 11, 2017

Here and Now (WBUR), March 10, 2017

Mundo, March 8, 2017

The Hill, March 8, 2017

NBC News, March 6, 2017

La Nacion, March 2, 2017

WBUR, February 28, 2017

CNN, February 26, 2017

New America Panel on Media Nation, February 23, 2017

US News, February 21, 2017

El Pais, February 19, 2017

Associated Press, February 18, 2017

US News, February 17, 2017

AP, February 17, 2017

Vox, February 16, 2017

Bloomberg, February 16, 2017

Paris Normandie, February 15, 2017

El Pais, February 11, 2017

Wall Street Journal, February 9, 2017

Boston Globe (2), February 9, 2017

Boston Globe, February 9, 2017

CNN New Day, February 7, 2017

Philadelphia Inquirer, February 7, 2017

Star Ledger, February 7, 2017

Associated Press, February 5, 2017

CNN, February 4, 2017

NY Post, February 4, 2017

CTV News, February 3, 2017

US News, February 3, 2017

All Things Considered, February 2, 2017

Ian McMasters Show, February 2, 2017

Birmingham News, January 31, 2017

OZY, January 31, 2017

USA Today, January 31, 2017

Bergen Record, January 30, 2017

TKNN, January 30, 2017

CBS News, January 28, 2017

The Guardian, January 28, 2017

CNN Reliable Sources, January 26, 2017

Hollywood Reporter, January 26, 2017

Australian Public Radio, January 22, 2017

Politico, January 22, 2017

Philadelphia Inquirer, January 21, 2017

Reuters, January 21, 2017

Marketplace, January 21, 2017

Vox, January 20, 2017

Christian Science Monitor, January 20, 2017

The Street, January 20, 2017

Minnesota Public Radio, January 19, 2017

To The Point, January 19, 2017

Yahoo News, January 19, 2017

The Washington Post, January 19, 2017

US News and World Report, January 19, 2017

Terra, January 19, 2017

Christian Science Monitor, January 19, 2017

Time Magazine, January 18, 2017

CNN The Situation Room, January 17, 2017

Philadelphia Inquirer, January 16, 2017

Asbury Park Press, January 16, 2017

NJ Star Ledger, January 15, 2017

San Antonio Express, January 15, 2017

The Washington Post, January 15, 2017

Associated Press, January 14, 2017

Newsday, January 12, 2017

Huffington Post, January 12, 2017

The Texas Standard (NPR), January 12, 2017

Xinhua, January 11, 2017

WBEZ (Chicago, NPR), January 11, 2017

NPR Morning Edition, January 10, 2017

CNN International, January 9, 2017

KPCC, January 9, 2017

WBUR Here and Now, January 9, 2017

NJ Star Ledger, January 8, 2017

NPR All Things Considered, January 5, 2017

Bloomberg, January 3, 2017

The Atlantic, December 30, 2016

La Nacion, December 28, 2016

Huffington Post, December 28, 2016

CNN, Anderson Cooper 360, December 24, 2016

KQED, December 19, 2016

Real Clear Politics, December 19, 2016

El Pais, December 18, 2016

Reuters, December 16, 2016

US News and World Report, December 16, 2016

CNN, December 15, 2016

CBS News, December 9, 2016

LA Times, December 8, 2016

NY Post, December 7, 2016

US News and World Report, December 7, 2016

The Fiscal Times, December 7, 2016

Dallas News, December 6, 2016

The Street, December 6, 2016

Politico, December 6, 2016

NJ Jewish News, December 6, 2016

Politico Playbook, December 6, 2016

NJ Star Ledger, December 4, 2016

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