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.”
Douglas Brinkley discusses Reagan’s enduring personality and influence on American Politics.
Historians Douglas Brinkley and Richard Norton discuss the dynamics of historical literature and popular culture and the news.
Historians Richard Norton Smith & Douglas Brinkley discuss their professions and their experiences with teaching history through tours of historic sites. Program from Sunday, April 25, 2010.
Douglas Brinkley appeared on C-SPAN’s “Q&A” program to talk about his book “The Wilderness Warrior: Theodore Roosevelt and the Crusade for America.” The book tells the story of Theodore Roosevelt’s contribution to the early days of the conservation movement.
Douglas Brinkley discusses his personal inspiration for Kerouac’s work and his biography Windblown World.