After Words with Mark Updegrove
Mark Updegorve was interviewed about his book Second Acts: Presidential Lives and Legacies After the White House, published by The Lyons… read more
Mark Updegorve was interviewed about his book Second Acts: Presidential Lives and Legacies After the White House, published by The Lyons Press. In his book, Mr. Updegrove describes how ex-presidents since Truman have dealt with the loss of power when leaving office. He describes how former presidents once faded into the background but now are living longer, doing more, and wielding greater influence. The guest interviewer was Marc Pachter, director of the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery.
Mark K. Updegrove has served as the publisher of Newsweek, the Los Angeles manager of Time magazine, and the president of Time Canada. While at Time, he conceived “Time and the Presidency,” a traveling museum exhibit on the American presidents from FDR to Clinton. He currently is an executive with Yahoo! Inc. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
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