44Nov 12, 2003
Father and son Lou and Carl Cannon were interviewed about their books. Lou wrote Governor Reagan: His Rise to Power, published by PublicAffairs. Carl is the author of The ...
80Oct 3, 2003
Book Discussion on Governor Reagan: His Rise to Power
Journalist and biographer Lou Cannon discussed his latest book on Ronald Reagan, titled Governor Reagan: His Rise to Power, and published by PublicAffairs. The book recounts the former ...
94Apr 27, 2002
The Imperial Presidency
Authors of books on modern U.S. Presidents discussed Chief Executives from Richard Nixon to George W. Bush in a forum titled “The Imperial Presidency.” Panelists included ...
88Nov 29, 2001
Book Discussion on Ronald Reagan
Mr. Cannon discussed his book Ronald Reagan: A Presidential Portfolio, published by PublicAffairs. In it, he chronicles Ronald Reagan’s childhood in Dixon, Illinois, his ...
40Nov 15, 2001
War and the Presidency
The panelists talked about U.S. presidents who have been commander-in-chief in times of war and how they handled the responsibility. They also talked about how President George W. Bush is ...
55Apr 30, 2000
Book Discussion on Ronald Reagan
Mr. Cannon talked about his updated paperback biography: [President Reagan: The Role
of a Lifetime]. It was published by Public Affairs Books. He also responded to viewer phone ...
70Apr 29, 2000
Biography: Fact or Fiction?
Mr. Cannon and Mr. Schama discussed their experiences writing biographies, placing special emphasis on the difficulty associated with separating fact from fiction. They also responded ...
48Apr 7, 2000
Vietnam and the Presidency
The forum participants discussed the costs and consequences of the Vietnam War, especially
as it related to the office of the presidency. They also told stories of their involvement
2,587Dec 6, 1999
Life Portrait of Ronald Reagan
In the thirty-ninth in a series on American presidents, participants discussed the life and career of Ronald Reagan. Among the issues they discussed were his early film career, involvement in ...
52Feb 16, 1998
Book Discussion on Official Negligence
Mr. Cannon talked about his new book, Official Negligence: How Rodney King and the Riots Changed Los Angeles and the L.A.P.D.. In the book, he concludes that political, police and ...
43May 20, 1996
The Reagan Legacy: Before the White House
As part of a symposium on the legacy of Ronald Reagan, the panelists discussed the former president’s years in Hollywood and his two terms as governor of California. They shared stories ...
34Sep 28, 1995
How the Presidents Used the Press
Panelists discussed how the relationship between five modern presidents and the press: Franklin Roosevelt, Dwight D. Eisenhower, John F. Kennedy, Richard Nixon and Ronald Reagan. They related ...
47Oct 11, 1994
Presidential Power and the Media
The panelists discussed the media and its coverage of politics as part of a two day seminar on the nature of presidential powers, national concerns and the state of the American political process.
46Nov 29, 1992
Tour of Summerland, California
Mr. Cannon spoke on the attractions of Summerland, California, where Governor Clinton and his family are spending Thanksgiving vacation. He spoke over scenes of the landscape of ...
382Apr 18, 1991
Ronald Reagan: Role of a Lifetime, Part 2
Lou Cannon, author of Ronald Reagan: Role of a Lifetime, continued his discussion of the Reagan presidency from the previous week. Mr. Cannon, now a reporter for the Washington ...
763Apr 18, 1991
Ronald Reagan: Role of a Lifetime, Part 1
Washington Post reporter Lou Cannon discussed his book, Ronald Reagan: The Role of a Lifetime, in which Mr. Cannon examined Reagan’s presidential roles from various ...
7Mar 28, 1989
Press Coverage and the Presidency
38Nov 29, 1988
Broder Fourth Estate Award
The National Press Club held its annual dinner to award its 1988 Fourth Estate Award. After sometimes humorous speeches by Lou Cannon, James Baker and Jack Germond, Mr. Roderick presented ...
34Dec 23, 1985
The guests discussed Presidents Reagan’s plan to cut federal deficit and responded to callers' questions.