Scott Porch

Scott Porch (@scottporch) is a journalist and book critic who writes frequently about American history, literary history, and digital media. He wrote a profile of Robert Caro for The Daily Beast (“The Power Broker Turns 40: How Robert Caro Wrote a Masterpiece”) and a profile of Teddy White for Politico Magazine (“The Book That Changed Campaigns Forever”). He has interviewed Lincoln biographer Harold Holzer, playwright Tony Kushner, psychologist Steven Pinker, Meet the Press moderator Chuck Todd, and legal scholar Cass R. Sunstein. He is writing a book about the fracturing of the civil rights movement and the rise of the feminist movement in the 1960s and early 1970s.


CONTRIBUTOR ARTICLES

The Pamphleteers

Scott Porch talks with Pulitzer Prize–winning historian Gordon Wood about pamphlets, changes in the media environment, and the current state of historical writing....

The Pamphleteers
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