Nicole Hemmer

Nicole Hemmer is a contributing editor to US News & World Report and host of the Past Present podcast. She works as a research associate at the University of Virginia's Miller Center and the University of Sydney's US Studies Centre.

Past Present: Masterpiece Cakeshop, Presidential Pardons, and Separated Families

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In this episode, Natalia, Neil, and Niki debate the Supreme Court’s ruling on the Masterpiece Cakeshop case, Donald Trump’s use of the presidential pardon, and the American tradition of separating families. Here are some links and references mentioned during this week’s show: […]

Past Present Podcast: the White House Correspondents’ Dinner, the Golden State Killer, and Remembering the Holocaust

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In this episode, Niki, Neil, and Natalia debate the White House Correspondents’ Dinner, the Golden State Killer, and the news that Americans are forgetting the Holocaust. Here are some links and references mentioned during this week’s show: At this year’s […]