Book Discussion on Life and Legend of Robert R. McCormick

Mr. Smith talked about his new book, The Colonel: The Life and Legend of Robert R. McCormick, 1880-1955. Mr. Smith is also a… read more

Mr. Smith talked about his new book, The Colonel: The Life and Legend of Robert R. McCormick, 1880-1955. Mr. Smith is also a presidential biographer and the director of the Gerald R. Ford Library. His book details the life and time of the controversial publisher of the Chicago Tribune and his battles with the Franklin Roosevelt administration and President Hoover and prohibition. Following his prepared remarks, Mr. Smith answered questions from the audience. close

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Book Discussion on Life and Legend of Robert R. McCormick

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Public Affairs Event
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Chicago, Illinois, United States
First Aired:
Aug 17, 1997
Last Aired:
Aug 18, 1997

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  • Aug 17, 1997 | 9:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 18, 1997 | 12:00am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 18, 1997 | 6:59am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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