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Season 2 of The Ballpark has begun!

This March, the second season of The Ballpark began. The LSE US Centre's regular podcast features interviews with LSE academics and discussions with the US Centre staff, and goes beyond the headlines in providing the facts, figures, quotes and analysis necessary to form a more informed view on the United States. Given recent unprecedented developments in American politics, there has never been a better time to start listening!

Listen to the latest episodes of The Ballpark.
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Discover our 2016 US Presidential Election Roundtable series!

2016 was a fascinating and critical year for American politics; as such, the US Centre ran a series of election roundtables with key expert commentators to analyse and debate the results and their implications for the US. Our panellists included Sir Nigel Sheinwald, Bronwen Maddox and Steve Erlanger. 

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Read Commentary on the US election from LSE experts on the US Centre's USAPP blog

In the aftermath of Donald Trump’s surprise victory, the US Centre has been posting reactions by LSE Experts on the election result and its potential implications for the US and the world on our blog, USAPP. 

You can read all 12 articles here.

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Sign up for the US Centre Newsletter! 

The US Centre sends out regular monthly updates on events, news and research. It also covers updates from our podcast at The Ballpark, as well as our most popular submissions on the USAPP blog.

If you're interested in keeping up to date with the US Centre, sign up to our monthly newsletter here.  

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Faculty affiliate spotlight: Professor Steven Casey

US Centre affiliate, Professor Steven Casey, has just had his new book published! In "The War Beat, Europe: The American Media at War against Nazi Germany", Professor Casey provides the first comprehensive account of what American war reporters witnessed, could publish, and how their reports shaped the home front's perception of some of the most pivotal battles in American history.

In addition, you can read Professor Casey's thoughts on Trump-Watergate comparisons in the aftermath of FBI Director James Comey's dismissal in The Interpreter.

Read more about Professor Casey's work.


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