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    Political Animals

    Author Rick Shenkman talked about his book, Political Animals: How Our Stone-Age Brain Gets in the Way of Smart Politics, about how voters' instincts are a factor in the 2016 presidential…

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    Q&A with Richard Shenkman

    Historian and author Richard Shenkman talked about his book Just How Stupid Are We?: Facing the Truth About the American Voter (Basic Books; June 9, 2008). Professor Shenkman argues that as…

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    Recarving Rushmore

    Ivan Eland talked about his book, Recarving Rushmore: Ranking the Presidents on Peace, Prosperity, and Liberty (Independent Institute; January 9, 2009). The book ranks the presidents on the merits of…

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    Campaign 2008 Panel

    Panelists talked about the presidential election campaigns of Senators Barack Obama and John McCain. Topics included the themes and demographic information that emerged from the prolonged…

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    Presidential Ambition

    Richard Shenkman talked about his book, Presidential Ambition: How the American Presidents Gained Power, Kept Power, and Got Things Done, published by HarperCollins. The book examines the…

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    Presidential Ambition: Speech

    Mr. Shenkman talked about his book, Presidential Ambition: How the American Presidents Gained Power, Kept Power, and Got Things Done, published by HarperCollins. The book examines the…

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