Book Discussion on Words from the White House

Paul Dickson talked about his book, Words from the White House: Words and Phrases Coined or Popularized by America’s Presidents. The… read more

Paul Dickson talked about his book, Words from the White House: Words and Phrases Coined or Popularized by America’s Presidents. The authors' collection includes Warren G. Harding’s “Founding Fathers,” invoked during his 1920 presidential campaign, Theodore Roosevelt’s use of the word “muckracker” in a 1906 speech critical of specific journalists, and “military-industrial complex,” delivered by President Eisenhower during his final presidential address to the American public in 1961. This National Press Club Book Rap event was a fundraiser for the National Press Club Journalism Institute. close

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Book Discussion on Words from the White House

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jan 19, 2013
Last Aired:
Feb 2, 2013

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  • Jan 19, 2013 | 3:04pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 21, 2013 | 10:16am EST | C-SPAN 2
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