James MacGregor Burns

James MacGregor Burns

James MacGregor Burns was an historian and political scientist, presidential biographer, and authority on leadership studies. He was the Woodrow Wilson Professor of Government Emeritus at Williams College and Distinguished Leadership Scholar at the James MacGregor Burns Academy of Leadership of the School of Public Policy at the University of Maryland, College Park. Wikipedia*

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James MacGregor Burns has 10 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1989 Forum as a Professor for the Williams College. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2011 with an average of 1,143 views per program. Most appearances with Brian Lamb (2), Georgia Sorenson (2). Most common tags: Executive Branch, Roosevelt, Franklin.

Appearances by Title:c. January 1, 2006 - Present Professor Emeritus, Political Science Department, Williams College Videos: 2 c. December 7, 1994 - Present Professor, History, Williams College Videos: 3


Professor, History Department, University of Maryland, College Park c. May 12, 1995 - c. June 5, 1998 Videos: 3 Professor, Williams College c. May 16, 1989 - c. December 7, 1994 Videos: 2

Recent Appearances

  • James MacGregor Burns with Michael Beschloss

    James MacGregor Burns with Michael Beschloss

    Pulitzer Prize-winning Roosevelt scholar James MacGregor Burns talked with his former student at Williams College, presidential historian and…

  • <em>Running Alone:  Presidential Leadership</em>

    Running Alone: Presidential Leadership

    James MacGregor Burns appeared on the “Diane Rehm Show” to talk about his book Running Alone: Presidential Leadership, JFK to Bush II,…

  • The President and His Enemies

    The President and His Enemies

    In the program “U.S. Presidents in Perspective: The Shifting Fortunes of Presidential Reputations” a panel talked about how U.S.…

  • <em>Transforming Leadership</em>

    Transforming Leadership

    James MacGregor Burns discussed his book Transforming Leadership, published by Atlantic Monthly Press. He argued that the…

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