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Robert Dallek

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Award-winning author of presidential biographies, including Nixon and Kissinger: Partners in Power, An Unfinished Life: John F. Kennedy, 1917-1963Lyndon B. Johnson: Portrait of a President and Harry Truman; former professor of history at Boston University; Professor Emeritus of History at the University of California at Los Angeles

Robert Dallek on KCRW

Oratorical ability has been a defining characteristic of some presidents. For others, the inability to make a good speech has been a serious limitation.

Obama Addresses a Joint Session of Congress

Oratorical ability has been a defining characteristic of some presidents. For others, the inability to make a good speech has been a serious limitation.

from To the Point

Next week's  Democratic convention  is going to be an historic event as the party nominates the first African American presidential candidate in US history.

Preview of the Democratic Convention

Next week's Democratic convention is going to be an historic event as the party nominates the first African American presidential candidate in US history.

from To the Point

With  Mitt Romney  out and a fresh round of primaries coming up this weekend, the race for the White House has narrowed to three people: Republican  John McCain  and Democrats  Hillary…

The Race for President and the Politics of Change

With Mitt Romney out and a fresh round of primaries coming up this weekend, the race for the White House has narrowed to three people: Republican John McCain and Democrats Hillary…

from To the Point

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When it comes to matters of race, the entertainment industry fails its increasingly diverse audience, time and again.

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President Trump said there is “warmth” between him and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, even though their summit was cut short with no deal.

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After 17 years, the U.S. is trying to negotiate its way out of Afghanistan. One partner in the search for peace is the Taliban, once an enemy in the “War on Terror.”

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