Book Discussion on Confessions of a White House Ghostwriter

Mr. Humes talked about his new book, Confessions of a White House Ghostwriter: Five Presidents and Other Political Adventures,… read more

Mr. Humes talked about his new book, Confessions of a White House Ghostwriter: Five Presidents and Other Political Adventures, published by Regnery. Mr. Humes talked about his influences early on in his life and his love of history and the English language. In his book, Mr. Humes talks about what he learned during his tenure as a speechwriter for different presidents, the real reason Ford pardoned Nixon, why Reagan was his own best speechwriter and the reasons why Bush lost in the 1992 election. Mr. Humes also discussed the major influences in his life both personally and professionally. close

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Book Discussion on Confessions of a White House Ghostwriter

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Program ID:
81209-1
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Booknotes
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Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jun 22, 1997
Last Aired:
Mar 14, 2007

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  • Jun 22, 1997 | 8:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jun 22, 1997 | 11:01pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
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