Many have written about it, some have even penned songs. But how is a revolution properly executed? When is it necessary? When is it effective and what is the aftermath?

To answer this question, we checked in with two esteemed historians, both well-versed in revolution. John Bushnell is a historian at Northwestern, and has studied the Russian Revolution extensively. We wanted to compare that revolution with our own, American Revolution, and to study that we were joined by professor Robert Elder of Valparaiso.