Mark Updegrove: "Baptism By Fire" (Thomas Dunne)

Mark Updegrove: "Baptism By Fire" (Thomas Dunne)

Barack Obama is not the first president to take office during a time of great crises. A presidential historian examines eight presidents who faced historic challenges after assuming the reins of power and how character helped them guide...

Barack Obama is not the first president to take office during a time of great crises. A presidential historian examines eight presidents who faced historic challenges after assuming the reins of power and how character helped them guide the country to stability and prosperity.

Guests

Mark Updegrove

Served as publisher of "Newsweek", President of "Time" Canada, and manager of "Time's" Los Angeles office.

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