Q&A with Rick Perlstein

Rick Perlstein talked about his book, The Invisible Bridge: The Fall of Nixon and the Rise of Reagan, the third in a series by Mr.… read more

Rick Perlstein talked about his book, The Invisible Bridge: The Fall of Nixon and the Rise of Reagan, the third in a series by Mr. Perlstein tracing the evolution of the conservative movement in American politics. He talked about the early career of Ronald Reagan, his entrance into politics after his film career began to falter, his change from the Democratic to the Republican Party, his support of Barry Goldwater, and his rise to the presidency. Mr. Perlstein also talked about the methodology and research associated with the book, and the criticism by some historians surrounding its publication. close

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Sep 14, 2014 | 8:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
Last Aired:
Sep 15, 2014 | 5:57am EDT | C-SPAN 1

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  • Sep 14, 2014 | 8:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Sep 14, 2014 | 11:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Sep 15, 2014 | 5:57am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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