History has a tendency to repeat itself. In his new book, Simon Schama delves into America’s past conflicts over race, religion, immigration and war to put contemporary America into a historical context. Schama uses these debates to provide a basis for the future of America. He discusses his attempts to answer the ever-evolving question, “What is an American?”

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  • Simon Schama University Professor of History and Art History at Columbia University and author of "The American Future: A History" (Ecco)

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