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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.”
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The Washington Week Bookshelf: "To Start a War: How the Bush Administration Took America into Iraq"

August 7, 2020
On the Washington Week Extra, New York Times Magazine writer at large and National Geographic contributing writer Robert Draper discusses his latest book, "To Start a War: How the Bush Administration Took America into Iraq.”
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The Washington Week Bookshelf: “The Hardest Job in the World: The American Presidency”

July 31, 2020
On the Washington Week Extra, 60 Minutes Correspondent John Dickerson discusses his latest book, “The Hardest Job in the World: The American Presidency.”
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The Washington Week Bookshelf: “Team of Five: The Presidents Club in the Age of Trump”

July 3, 2020
On the Washington Week Extra, presidential historian Kate Andersen Brower discusses her newest book Team of Five: The President’s Club in the Age of Trump.
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The Washington Week Bookshelf: “Pelosi”

May 8, 2020
Molly Ball, author of “Pelosi,” a new biography of the speaker of the House, discussed Nancy Pelosi’s history, her leadership of the party and key moments from her career. The discussion was part of “The Washington Week Bookshelf.”