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The Washington Week Bookshelf: “Madam Speaker: Nancy Pelosi and the Lessons of Power”

April 23, 2021
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.
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The Washington Week Bookshelf: “Saving Freedom: Truman, the Cold War, and The Fight For Western Civilization” by Joe Scarborough

December 4, 2020
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.
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The Washington Week Bookshelf: "Ten Lessons for a Post-Pandemic World" by Fareed Zakaria

November 27, 2020
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.
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The Washington Week Bookshelf: “Joe Biden: The Life, the Run, and What Matters Now” by Evan Osnos

November 13, 2020
Evan Osnos of The New Yorker discussed his latest book on President-elect Joe Biden. The book discusses Biden’s life, career and the months prior to his victory in the 2020 election.
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The Washington Week Bookshelf: “We Should Have Seen It Coming” by Gerald Seib

October 9, 2020
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.
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The Washington Week Bookshelf: “The Man Who Ran Washington” by Peter Baker and Susan Glasser

October 2, 2020
Peter Baker discusses his latest book “The Man Who Ran Washington,” which chronicles the life of former White House chief of staff and Secretary of State James Baker.
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The Washington Week Bookshelf: “Rage” by Bob Woodward

September 18, 2020
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.
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The Washington Week Bookshelf: “Donald Trump v. The United States: Inside the Struggle to Stop a President"

September 11, 2020
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.
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The Washington Week Bookshelf: “The Art of Her Deal: The Untold Story of Melania Trump"

August 14, 2020
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.”