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Nancy MacLean and Lisa Graves

Nancy MacLean and Lisa Graves



Nancy MacLean is the author of Democracy in Chains: The Deep History of the Radical Right's Stealth Plan for Americaand the William H. Chafe Professor of History and Public Policy at Duke University.



Lisa Graves is executive director of True North Research, which investigates and exposes those distorting American democracy and public policy. She is the co-leader of the BOLD ReThink, which is focused on responding to the Powell Memo and advancing bold alternatives.The former executive director of the Center for Media and Democracy, she served in that role from 2009 to 2017. Previously, Graves was Deputy Assistant Attorney General at the U.S. Department of Justice in the Office of Legal Policy/Policy Development and served as Chief Counsel for Nominations for the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee for Senator Patrick Leahy.