After Words with Michael Beschloss

Michael Beschloss was interviewed about his book Presidential Courage: Brave Leaders and How They Changed America, 1789-1989, published by… read more

Michael Beschloss was interviewed about his book Presidential Courage: Brave Leaders and How They Changed America, 1789-1989, published by Simon and Schuster. He examined the tough decisions that defined nine of the men who have held the presidency. Topics included George Washington’s decision to make peace with England, Franklin Roosevelt’s defiance of isolationists in confronting Hitler’s army, and Ronald Reagan’s meetings to end the Cold War. The guest interviewer was Alexis Simendinger.

Michael Beschloss is the author of eight books on American presidents. He is NBC News presidential Historian and a contributor to PBS' “The News Hour with Jim Lehrer.” Alexis Simendinger has covered the White House for fifteen years. close

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After Words with Michael Beschloss

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Category:
Interview
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Interview
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jun 2, 2007
Last Aired:
Mar 19, 2008

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  • Jun 02, 2007 | 9:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 03, 2007 | 6:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 03, 2007 | 9:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 19, 2008 | 12:33am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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