The Trump win

Boston College Professor of History Patrick Maney discusses the historical nature of Donald Trump’s election win, and the two significant advantages Trump will take into office.

Professor Maney is a political and presidential historian, with a particular focus on American history from 1865 to the present. He is the author of the presidential biographies, Bill Clinton: New Gilded Age President and of The Roosevelt Presence: The Life and Legacy of FDR. Professor Maney has appeared on a variety of television news programs, as well as on C-SPAN and National Public Radio, and has written for "Cognoscenti."