Book Discussion on Follow the Leader
Professors Brace and Hinckley, co-authors of Follow the Leader: Opinion Polls and the Modern Presidents published by Basic Books, discussed… read more
Professors Brace and Hinckley, co-authors of Follow the Leader: Opinion Polls and the Modern Presidents published by Basic Books, discussed the relationship between the modern presidents and opinion polls on their job performance and other issues. The two political science professors discussed how presidential decisions and decision-making processes are affected by opinion polls, and the role of opinion polls in American politics. Their book chronicles the influence of polling on presidential administrations from Harry Truman to George H.W. Bush. close
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- Brace, Paul Associate Professor University of Illinois->Institute of Government and Public Affairs
- Hinckley, Barbara Professor Purdue University->Political Science Department
- Lamb, Brian Host C-SPAN
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