American Presidents Book Series

Mr. Golob talks about publishing the American Presidents series, short biographies of all 43 American presidents, with a special… read more

Mr. Golob talks about publishing the American Presidents series, short biographies of all 43 American presidents, with a special emphasis on each man’s time in office. To date, Times Books, an imprint of Henry Holt and Company, has published 24 biographies, and they expect to complete the series in 2010. The idea for the series came from Arthur Schlesinger, Jr., who was the general editor of the series until his death February 28, 2007. A week before his death, BookTV interviewed three of the biographers who have contributed to the series, as well as Paul Golob, the editorial director of Times Books.

The interview with John Patrick Diggins was recorded February 23, 2007, in Washington, DC and is a part of program 196775-1. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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American Presidents Book Series

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New York, New York, United States
First Aired:
Apr 7, 2007
Last Aired:
Jun 1, 2007

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  • Apr 07, 2007 | 6:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 08, 2007 | 10:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 21, 2007 | 1:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 27, 2007 | 4:00am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 01, 2007 | 6:03pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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