Susan Page of USA Today discusses the life and legacy of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, and how she battled her way through the world of politics despite being underestimated, second-guessed and criticized by many. Peter Baker of The New York Times guest moderates.
Joe Scarborough, host of “Morning Joe” on MSNBC, discussed his latest book “Saving Freedom: Truman, the Cold War, and The Fight For Western Civilization.” The conversation focuses on Truman’s establishment of modern U.S. foreign policy after World War II and what President-elect Joe Biden can learn from the former president.
Fareed Zakaria of CNN’s “Fareed Zakaria GPS”discussed his latest book “Ten Lessons for a Post-Pandemic World.” The discussion covered the consequences of the pandemic and how COVID-19 could reshape the nation and the world, globalization and the digital age.
Gerald Seib of The Wall Street Journal discusses his new book “We Should Have Seen It Coming: From Reagan to Trump—A Front-Row Seat to a Political Revolution,” which chronicles the evolution of the conservative movement over forty years, from Ronald Reagan to Donald Trump.
Legendary Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Bob Woodward of The Washington Post discusses his new book “Rage.” The book chronicles the Trump presidency behind the scenes, including revelations from over a dozen conversations between Woodward and President Trump, in which the president assessed the COVID-19 pandemic differently in private than he did in publicly informing the American people.
Pulitzer-prize winning reporter Michael Schmidt of The New York Times discusses his latest book “Donald Trump v. The United States: Inside the Struggle to Stop a President,” a fascinating and detailed account of the White House during Robert Mueller’s Russia probe. The book looks focuses on two key players: former FBI Director James Comey, and former White House Counsel Don McGahn. This is part of our ongoing Washington Week Bookshelf series.
Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Mary Jordan discusses her newest books “The Art of Her Deal: The Untold Story of Melania Trump” and “Trump on Trial: the Investigation, Impeachment, Acquittal and Aftermath.”