Book Discussion on Where They Stand

Robert Merry examines how U.S. presidents are ranked in the eyes of historians and the populace. The author places the… read more

Robert Merry examines how U.S. presidents are ranked in the eyes of historians and the populace. The author places the president’s in groupings to better understand their places in history, from “Leaders of Destiny” (Washington, Lincoln, FDR, Jefferson, Teddy Roosevelt, and Jackson) to “Split-Decision Presidents,” who had a better first term than second, (Wilson, Eisenhower, and Clinton) and “Utter Failures” (Fillmore, Andrew Johnson, Buchanan, and Pierce). Robert Merry responded to questions from members of the audiences at Politics & Prose Bookstore in Washington, D.C. close

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Book Discussion on Where They Stand

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jul 22, 2012
Last Aired:
Aug 29, 2012

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  • Jul 22, 2012 | 8:02pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 28, 2012 | 10:01am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 11, 2012 | 5:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 29, 2012 | 5:15am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 29, 2012 | 1:15pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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