Presidential Leadership

Orville Burton and Richard Brookhiser talked about their books with Gary Johnson. 
Orville Vernon Burton is the author of The Age of… read more

Orville Burton and Richard Brookhiser talked about their books with Gary Johnson. 

Orville Vernon Burton is the author of The Age of Lincoln, published by Hill and Wang. The book deals with the cultural, political, social, and economic background to Lincoln’s presidency. Richard Brookhiser is the author of George Washington on Leadership, published by Basic Books. They talked about the leadership skills of these two presidents, focusing on their business experiences as well as their military roles. Other topics included their education, self confidence, and temperment. They responded to questions from members of the audience. close

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

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Chicago, Illinois, United States
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Jun 9, 2008
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  • Jun 09, 2008 | 12:00am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 17, 2008 | 6:31am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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