Marcus Witcher

Dr. Witcher earned his B.A. in history from the University of Central Arkansas in 2011 and received his Ph.D. in history from the University of Alabama in 2017. Dr. Witcher is currently a Scholar-in-Residence at the University of Central Arkansas where he offers classes in Modern American History including courses on the Cold War, the Conservative Movement, and U.S. Economic Development. His research on conservatism has appeared in White House Studies Journal, and he is the co-editor of a three-volume anthology entitled: Public Choice Analyses of American Economic History. His most recent book Getting Right with Reagan: The Struggle for True Conservatism, 1980-2016 was published by University Press of Kansas. He is currently researching for his next book entitled Fulfilling the Reagan Revolution: Clinton, Gingrich, and the Conservative 90s

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Civil Rights Act of 1964

by Marcus Witcher on Feb 11, 2020

The Civil Rights Act of 1964 addressed injustices that African Americans had long endured, but it did not fully erase the legacy of slavery and Jim Crow.

Everything Wrong with the Presidents

Everything Wrong with the Clinton Administration

by Marcus Witcher on Aug 2, 2019

Clinton was an internationalist and believed in an activist American presence abroad, but he was unable to create a comprehensive doctrine to guide the United States into the 21st century.