Continuing their riveting discussion from January 2016, celebrated presidential historians William E. Leuchtenburg and Douglas Brinkley return to reflect on the end of a tumultuous but dynamic 2016 campaign season, exploring how presidents, candidates, and elections have evolved from the time of Theodore Roosevelt to the present day.
William E. Leuchtenburg is William Rand Kenan, Jr. Professor Emeritus of History at the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill and the author of The American President: From Teddy Roosevelt to Bill Clinton. Harold Holzer (moderator), Jonathan F. Fanton Director of the Roosevelt House Public Policy Institute at Hunter College, has written and edited more than 50 books on Lincoln and the Civil War era.
Program Update: Due to unforeseen circumstances, Douglas Brinkley is no longer available to participate in this program.
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