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The long history of presidents as authors

Clip: 02/17/2020 | 7m 8s | Video has closed captioning.

Journalist and historian Craig Fehrman has written a book called “Author in Chief: The Untold Story of Our Presidents and the Books They Wrote.” He sits down with John Yang to discuss the long history of presidential writing, the strategy of publishing a book before an important political campaign and behind-the-scenes glimpses at presidents’ personal stories.

Aired: 02/17/20

Rating: NR

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