Second Presidential Terms
At the conclusion of the program, C-SPAN Radio’s Nancy Calo previewed the Sunday morning talk shows.
Richard Norton Smith talked about how U.S. presidents have fared in their second terms, and the challenges ahead for President Obama. He examined those presidents considered most and least successful; specific challenges that face second term presidents; efforts to shape their historic legacies; Cabinet and personnel changes; scandals and notable controversies; and efforts to retain their political standing when not faced with reelection.
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