Book Discussion on Dark Genius

Dark Genius (Union Square Press) is a book about Fox News president Roger Ailes and describes how he has transformed both the modern… read more

Dark Genius (Union Square Press) is a book about Fox News president Roger Ailes and describes how he has transformed both the modern presidential campaign and television news. The author, Kevin Swint, talked about Mr. Ailes' career at CNBC and Fox News, as well as his work on the presidential campaigns of Richard Nixon in 1968, Ronald Reagan’s reelection in 1984, and George H.W. Bush in 1988. Following his remarks, Mr. Swint responded to audience members' questions. 

Kerwin Swint is a political science professor at Kennesaw State University. He’s a former campaign consultant and the author of Mudslingers: The Twenty-Five Dirtiest Political Campaigns of All Time. close

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

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Marietta, Georgia, United States
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Jul 27, 2008
Last Aired:
Sep 6, 2008

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  • Jul 27, 2008 | 10:55am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 28, 2008 | 4:00am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Sep 06, 2008 | 11:19am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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