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Historian Douglas Brinkley Rings In The New Year09:47
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Flipping wooden cubes for the New Year change from 2020 to 2021. (Getty Images)
Flipping wooden cubes for the New Year change from 2020 to 2021. (Getty Images)

2020 was certainly a year for the history books with a pandemic, an election and the third presidential impeachment trial in American history.

The new year brings a new president who will also have to deal with the COVID-19 crisis.

Host Tonya Mosley speaks with one of the country's leading historians, Douglas Brinkley, about what lies ahead and what we've left behind.

This segment aired on January 1, 2021.

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