‘He was Memphis’ Indiana Jones, Marco Polo, P.T Barnum and James Bond’

By , Daily Memphian Updated: August 10, 2020 10:57 AM CT | Published: August 10, 2020 4:00 AM CT
Michael Nelson
Daily Memphian

Michael Nelson

Michael Nelson is contributing editor and columnist for The Daily Memphian, the political analyst for WMC-TV, and the Fulmer professor of political science at Rhodes College. His latest books are “Clinton's Elections: 1992, 1996, and the Birth of a New Era of  Governance" and “The American Presidency: Origins and Development, 1776-2018.”

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