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Douglas Brinkley

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Professor of History at Rice University and author of The Quiet World: Saving Alaska's Wilderness Kingdom, The Wilderness Warrior: Theodore Roosevelt and the Crusade for America, Tour of Duty: John Kerry and the Vietnam War and The Nixon Tapes: 1971-1972

Douglas Brinkley on KCRW

President Trump asked for unity from a newly divided Congress--which has more women than ever before.

The State of the Union: Trump’s chance to make history

President Trump asked for unity from a newly divided Congress--which has more women than ever before.

from To the Point

With Republicans controlling the Senate as well as the House, the President will tour the country this week, taking credit for economic improvement.

President Obama Says, "I'm Not Done"

With Republicans controlling the Senate as well as the House, the President will tour the country this week, taking credit for economic improvement.

from To the Point

In last night's  memorial service  in Tucson, President Obama began with touching stories about the dead, the wounded and the first responders, apparently learned in telephone calls…

The President's Speech and the Politics of Tragedy

In last night's memorial service in Tucson, President Obama began with touching stories about the dead, the wounded and the first responders, apparently learned in telephone calls…

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