Douglas Brinkley

Rice University

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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

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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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