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.
How mind-boggling to think that so much Hurricane Katrina history is contained in a ribbed fragment of concrete. I was a Tulane University history professor that August of 2005, when the hurricane hit town and dozens of levees were overrun. Read Full Article Here
Though Richard Nixon’s reign was cut short by the Watergate scandal, his first term was on many fronts a triumph. In an adaptation from their new book, which draws on 3,700 hours of Nixon’s White House tapes, two historians reveal the 37th president as crisis manager, geopolitical strategist, and duplicitous paranoid. Read Full Article Here
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.