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Guest Host: Michael Schaffer
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- Michael Pope Northern Virginia reporter, WAMU 88.5; Author, "Wicked Northern Virginia" (The History Press)
- Quentin Kidd Associate Professor of Political Science and Chair of the Department of Government, Christopher Newport University; Co-author of “The Rational Southerner: Black Mobilization, Republican Growth and the Partisan Transformation of the American South” (Oxford University Press)
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