President-elect Trump chooses a retired Marine general to head the Pentagon. Syrian rebels agree to form a new alliance as the regime bombards Aleppo. And thousands of Cubans turn out to watch Fidel Castro's funeral procession. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top international news stories.
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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