Frank Sinatra was one of the top entertainers of the 20th century. A new biography on the many sides of "Ol Blue Eyes" – his singing career, Rat Pack exploits and legacy in American culture.
Philip Kunhardt and Hugh Sidey discuss the new book and television series on the 41 men who have served in our nation’s highest elected office. They’ll talk about the themes and comparisons they’ve drawn out of their historical research and modern observations.
"The American President" is published by Riverhead, and the television series airs this month on PBS.
- Hugh Sidey Time magazine reporter and narrator of "The American President" on PBS
- Philip Kunhardt III co- author and co-producer of "The American President" (Riverhead and PBS)
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