After Words with Carl Cannon

Carl Cannon talked about his book Reagan’s Disciple: George W. Bush’s Troubled Quest for a Presidential Legacy, published by… read more

Carl Cannon talked about his book Reagan’s Disciple: George W. Bush’s Troubled Quest for a Presidential Legacy, published by PublicAffairs. In the book which he co-authored the book with his father, Lou Cannon, he compares the presidencies of the fortieth and forty-third presidents. He examined the current Bush administration’s attempts to become the successor to the Reagan presidency. From President Bush’s belief in lower taxes to his conservative social policy, the Cannons ask if the Bush administration was successful in following the Reagan model. The guest interviewer was Bob Schieffer, chief Washington correspondent for CBS News and host of “Face the Nation.”

Carl Cannon is the Washington bureau chief for Readers Digest. Mr. Cannon is the co-author of Boy Genius: Karl Rove, the Brain Behind the Remarkable Political Triumph of George W. Bush with Jan Reid and Lou Dubose and The Pursuit of Happiness in Times of War. close

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

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After Words with Carl Cannon

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Interview
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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Mar 23, 2008
Last Aired:
Mar 30, 2008

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  • Mar 23, 2008 | 5:56pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 23, 2008 | 8:58pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 23, 2008 | 11:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 30, 2008 | 12:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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