This one-time lecture will explore and analyze the first year of the new presidency. Using exit polls and in-depth analysis, Wagner will explore the controversies, successes, and failures in a historical context. We will consider if the election changes American politics and what the likely future will hold. The lecture will explore the influences of technology, political media, parties, interest groups, and public opinion. Wagner will present survey results, media clips, and projection for the state of American politics going forward. Combining visuals, data, and occasional humor, Wagner will present a window on the future of American politics.