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Margaret MacMillan: History won't give us the answers, but can help us ask questions – Episode 17

Margaret MacMillan, guest on Simoncast
Paul Simon Public Policy Institute

Historian and author Margaret MacMillan talks about finding commonalities with historical figures, gaining humility from studying history, and lessons that are likely to come out of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Hosted by John Shaw. Edited by Alee Quick. This podcast is produced through a collaboration between the Paul Simon Public Policy Institute and WSIU Public Radio. For more, visit paulsimoninstitute.org/podcasts.

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John T. Shaw joined the Paul Simon Public Policy Institute as director in January 2018. He established the Institute’s “Better Politics, Smarter Government” agenda with its Restoring American Statesmanship, Renewing Illinois, and Understanding Our New World programs.
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