FILE--In this Jan. 31, 2011 file photo, Niall Ferguson, Harvard University Professor of History, laughs during a meeting at the Moncloa Palace in Madrid. Imagine a dream team of the nation's top ... more 
FILE--In this Jan. 31, 2011 file photo, Niall Ferguson, Harvard University Professor of History, laughs during a meeting at the Moncloa Palace in Madrid. Imagine a dream team of the nation's top historians, recruited by the White House to advise the president on major decisions. That's the idea being pitched by two Harvard University scholars who allege that many U.S. leaders know alarmingly little about history, both in their own country and in others. Campaigns for Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump did not immediately say whether they support the idea. (AP Photo/Paul White, File) less 
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