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Kai Bird

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Kai Bird is an Executive Director for the Leon Levy Center for Biography in the City University of New York with 26 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1986 Call-In as an Author. The year with the most videos was 2020 with four videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2018 with an average of 1,739 views per program. Most appearances with Martin J. Sherwin (4), Carlos Lozada (2). Most common tags: Nuclear, Cold War, World War II.

Appearances by Title:c. January 1, 2017 - Present Executive Director, Leon Levy Center for Biography, City University of New York

Videos: 12 Author

Videos: 13 c. January 1, 2010 - Present Contributing Editor, [The Nation]

Videos: 1

Recent Appearances

  • <em>The Man Who Ran Washington</em>

    The Man Who Ran Washington

    Journalists Peter Baker and Susan Glasser looked at the life and career of former White House Chief of Staff and Secretary…

  • <em>The Outlier</em>

    The Outlier

    Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer Kai Bird reexamined Jimmy Carter’s presidency (1977-1981). This was a virtual event hosted…

  • <em>Abe</em>


    Historian David Reynolds provided a biography of Abraham Lincoln and looked at how societal influences impacted his life.…

  • Author Discussion on Presidential History

    Author Discussion on Presidential History

    Historians Harold Holzer, The Presidency vs. the Press, and Ted Widmer, Lincoln on the Verge discussed their books on…

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