The President and His Enemies
In the program “U.S. Presidents in Perspective: The Shifting Fortunes of Presidential Reputations” a panel talked about how… read more
In the program “U.S. Presidents in Perspective: The Shifting Fortunes of Presidential Reputations” a panel talked about how U.S. presidents had dealt with their political enemies and the inevitable scandals that accompany public life in Washington. Following their remarks they answered questions from the audience.
Panelists included: Joyce Appleby, author of Inheriting the Revolution: The First Generation of Americans, published by Harvard University Press and Thomas Jefferson, published by Times Books; James MacGregor Burns, co-author of The Three Roosevelt’s: Patrician Leaders Who Transformed America, published by Grove Press; and John Dean, author of Worse than Watergate: The Secret Presidency of George W. Bush, published by Little, Brown and Company. The moderator was David Halberstam, author of War in a Time of Peace: Bush, Clinton, and the Generals, published by Scribner. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
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- Joyce O. Appleby Professor Emerita University of California, Los Angeles->History Department
- James MacGregor Burns Professor (Former) University of Maryland, College Park->History Department
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