Douglas Brinkley speaking at the 2019 Rancho Mirage Writers Festival on his new book American Moonshot: John F. Kennedy and the Great Space Race, that revisits this important chapter in America’s history. In 1961, President John F. Kennedy began a dramatic expansion of the U.S. space program and committed the nation to the ambitious goal of landing a man on the moon by the end of the decade.
The presidential historian Douglas Brinkley looks back on the life of the former first lady – a woman President George H.W. Bush lovingly referred to as “The Enforcer.”
Douglas Brinkley, Professor of History at Rice University and Presidential Historian for CNN, in conversation with American philanthropist David M. Rubenstein, Co-Founder and Co-CEO of The Carlyle Group.
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Greta’s unedited interview with presidential historian Douglas Brinkley about his new book, ‘Rightful Heritage: Franklin D. Roosevelt and the Land of America’ and the 2016 White House race.
Organized by the Purdue Institute for Civic Communication, Rice University Professor and notable historian Douglas Brinkley visits Purdue University to speak about it’s greatest alum – Neil Armstrong.
Rice University historian Douglas Brinkley appeared on Ed Schultz’s MSNBC show discussing his appearance before Rep. Young’s committee on natural resources.
Douglas Brinkley recounts Theodore Roosevelt’s strenuous life and his huge impact on America’s natural landscape.
Author Douglas Brinkley addresses why the levees broke during Hurricane Katrina and what the future holds for New Orleans.
Douglas Brinkley and Brian Lamb discuss a wide range of topics such as Doug’s dinners with Obama, the Nixon tapes, Hurricane Katrina, and more.
On Oct. 11, Douglas Brinkley, professor of history and fellow in history at Rice University’s Baker Institute for Public Policy, interviewed President Barack Obama in the Oval Office at the White House for the Nov. 8 cover story in Rolling Stone magazine.
Our guest is author and historian Douglas Brinkley to talk about his new biography “Cronkite.” The book chronicles the life of long time CBS Evening News anchorman Walter Cronkite, who was often referred to as “the most trusted man in America.”