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December 9, 2019 at 7:50 am

International Business Times Quotes Mattson: Partisanship Stronger Today than During Watergate

Kevin Mattson, outdoors portrait

Dr. Kevin Mattson

The International Business Times quoted Dr. Kevin Mattson in an article headlined “45 Years After Nixon, Another US President Faces Impeachment.”

Mattson is the Connor Study Professor of Contemporary History at Ohio University.

“Part of the story of Watergate and the investigation is watching Republicans peel off, start to call into question their support for Nixon,” said Kevin Mattson, a professor of contemporary history at Ohio University.

“Now they just seem to be stiffening,” said Mattson, author of “Rebels All!: A Short History of the Conservative Mind in Postwar America.”

“Partisanship is so much stronger today than it was back in the days of Watergate.”

Read more in the International Business Times.

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