Rating the Presidents

August 2, 2012

Hour 1:           What cements a president’s place in history? According to our guest this hour, biographer and journalist Robert W. Merry [1], a mix of public opinion and historical context influences how we look back on our leaders. He’ll join us to discuss the presidents and his new book “Where They Stand: The American Presidents in the Eyes of Voters and Historians” (Simon & Schuster, 2012).

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[1] Robert W. Merry: http://nationalinterest.org/profile/robert-w-merry-0

[2] Download: http://podcastdownload.npr.org/anon.npr-podcasts/podcast/77/510036/157860170/KERA_157860170.mp3

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