Richard Reeves on Presidential Leadership

Road to the White House

Featuring CCLP senior fellow and presidential biographer Richard Reeves. A USC Annenberg journalism professor, Reeves has authored biographies of Ronald Reagan, Richard Nixon, and John Kennedy, among others. His latest book is Daring Young Men: The Heroism and Triumph of The Berlin Airlift-June 1948-May 1949. Professor Reeves will discuss the 2012 presidential election in comparison with other campaigns during times of economic crisis, including 1936, 1980 and 1992. Also, as an author of the CCLP white paper “Bridging the Political Divide in the 2008 Presidential Election,” he will discuss prospects for bipartisan cooperation in 2012. CCLP director Geoffrey Cowan will moderate the discussion.