William H. Chafe is the former president of the Organization of American Historians and is the author of 13 books on the women's movement, the civil rights movement, and the intersection of the political and the personal. His most recent book is Hillary and Bill: The Clintons and the Politics of the Personal, which explores how the personal chemistry of the Clintons' relationship helps to explain the political careers of both Clintons. For forty-five years, Chafe has taught history at Duke University.

He spoke with the Centre’s academic director, David Smith, about the future of both Clintons in light of the election result, and the legacy they’ll leave in US political history.