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.
Book DescriptionBook Sleeve Content The blueprint for Nixon’s downfall, based on tapes released from 2010 to 2013, most of which have never been published When The Nixon Tapes: 1971–1972 was published in August of 2014, it jumped immediately onto the New York Times bestseller list and captivated media attention for its many revelations. Douglas Brinkley…
There’s been a lot of talk lately about George W. Bush’s legacy in Iraq, and what it means for his brother Jeb’s hopes of following him to the Oval Office. But Iraq wasn’t the disaster that deep-sixed Dubya’s presidency; Katrina was. Read Full Article Here
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
Book DescriptionBook Sleeve Content In August 2013, the final 340 hours of Richard Nixon’s infamous tapes were declassified by the National Archives — out of the 3,000 hours currently approved for release — after years of litigation and processing. Finally we can learn what Nixon said in his most crucial, private conversations—about China, Vietnam, the…
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.