Video On Demand

Securing Democracy: The History of Foreign Election Interference

October 24, 2017 • 11:00 am – 12:00 pm EDT

A conversation with Dr. Calder Walton

Reports of foreign meddling in America’s 2016 presidential election have dominated much of this year’s news cycle, and have prompted Congressional investigations and the appointment of an independent counsel. Much of the public rhetoric surrounding the issue has characterized the foreign intrusion as an unprecedented assault on America’s electoral system. But, as Calder Walton will explain, foreign interference in American and other elections has a long and storied past.