Book Discussion on Crosswinds of Freedom

James MacGregor Burns, author of Crosswinds of Freedom, analyzed
the past half-century of American history, beginning with
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James MacGregor Burns, author of Crosswinds of Freedom, analyzed

the past half-century of American history, beginning with

Roosevelt’s New Deal and concluding with the last days of the Reagan

presidency. He also described personal experiences with

presidents such as John Kennedy and Lyndon Johnson. Burns concluded

by commenting on the uniqueness of the American experience and its

“grand experiment” in freedom. close

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Book Discussion on Crosswinds of Freedom

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Booknotes
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Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jun 4, 1989
Last Aired:
Apr 18, 2001

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  • Jun 04, 1989 | 4:49pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 04, 1989 | 8:04pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jun 05, 1989 | 1:21am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jun 05, 1989 | 6:09am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 16, 2001 | 10:52am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 16, 2001 | 9:19pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 17, 2001 | 6:35pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 18, 2001 | 7:10pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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