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American Regicide: Postwar Presidents and the Painful Politics of Demobilization

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Russell Riley
April 11, 2017
3:30PM - 5:00PM (EDT)

Russell Riley
Russell Riley

RUSSELL RILEY is an associate professor and cochair of the Miller Center’s Presidential Oral History Program. He is one of the nation’s foremost authorities on elite oral history interviewing and on the contemporary American presidency. Since 2003, he has led the William J. Clinton Presidential History Project, interviewing more than 100 former Clinton-era officials, including leading members of Congress and foreign heads of state. He is the author of The Presidency and the Politics of Racial Inequality: Nation-Keeping from 1831 to 1965, coeditor of Governing at Home: The White House and Domestic Policymaking, and coeditor of 42: Inside the Presidency of Bill Clinton. Riley’s most-recent book release is Inside the Clinton White House.

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Historical Presidency: The 2017 Historical Presidency series will examine the transition from the campaign trail to the Oval Office and executive leadership during a president’s crucial first year. Learn more in the Historical Presidency brochure (PDF).

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