Vice Presidents as National Leaders
Professor Neustadt, who served under Presidents Kennedy and Johnson, spoke about how the role of the vice president has changed since the… read more
Professor Neustadt, who served under Presidents Kennedy and Johnson, spoke about how the role of the vice president has changed since the Truman administration in campaign politics and the executive branch. He emphasized that vice presidents are seen as more relevant today, but also that this relevance is simply a presidential gift which can be bestowed or denied at will. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
People in this video
- Lewis Bellardo Deputy National Archives and Records Administration
- Richard Neustadt Professor Harvard University->Kennedy (J.F.) School of Government
- Timothy G. Walch Director Hoover (Herbert) Presidential Library and Museum
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