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Gonzo: The Life And Work Of Dr. Hunter S. Thompson - Trailer
02:07 — From Oscar-winning director Alex Gibney and producer Graydon Carter comes a probing look into the uncanny life of national treasure and gonzo journali (more…)
The American Experience: The Poisoner's Handbook Trailer
00:30 — In the early 20th century*the average American medicine cabinet was a would-be poisoner's treasure chest. There was radioactive radium in health tonic (more…)
American Experience: Henry Ford Trailer
00:30 — HENRY FORD paints a fascinating portrait of a farm boy who rose from obscurity to become the most influential American innovator of the 20th century. (more…)
Trump's Rhetoric Calls Back to Historical Figures
06:55 — Some of Donald Trump's rhetoric is triggering comparisons to controversial figures from the past such as Joe McCarthy and George Wallace. Presidential (more…)
What Happened at the Last Contested Convention?
10:34 — If no Republican candidate gets the 1,237 pledged delegates needed for the nomination, we may see an all-out battle on the convention floor for the fi (more…)
The 'Rightful Heritage' of FDR
04:52 — Historian Douglas Brinkley tell us a few things about Donald Trump and what the GOP could learn from Franklin Delano Roosevelt when it comes to the en (more…)
Trump Draws Attention to FDR's Internment Policies
10:08 — Author Kurt Andersen and presidential historian Douglas Brinkley talks about Donald Trump's referencing FDR's internment policies when speaking about (more…)
Douglas Brinkley
Author Douglas Brinkley addresses why the levees broke during Hurricane Katrina and what the future holds for New Orleans.
Lessons to learn from previous inaugurations
03:58 — Presidential historian Douglas Brinkley looks back on previous presidential inaugurations to see if there is anything from which President Obama may l (more…)
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Hurricane Katrina: Still an embarrassment for Bush 43
04:29 — Historian and Author Douglas Brinkley says ten years following Hurricane Katrina, much of the blame still rests on the slow reaction of President Geor (more…)
Open: This is Face the Nation, August 30
01:13 — The latest on the state of New Orleans ten years after Hurricane Katrina, and the 2016 presidential election, with Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal, New Or (more…)
Presidential perspectives
05:40 — President Obama is more worried about getting four more years in the White House than he is about his legacy, though historians are already discussing (more…)
JFK and civil rights
04:28 — Presidential historians Douglas Brinkley and Robert Dallek discuss President John F. Kennedy's impact on civil rights in the United States.
With U.S airstrikes in Iraq, what position is the president in?
02:50 — With the authorization of American airstrikes in Iraq, Barack Obama now becomes the fourth president in a row to take military action in Iraq. CBS New (more…)
What will President Obama's last two years in office be like?
05:08 — Douglas Brinkley, CBS News Consultant and Presidential Historian, offers some insight on what the next two years will be like for President Obama and (more…)
Jackie Kennedy Onassis: America's sweetheart
03:44 — What do Jackie Kennedy Onassis's personal papers reveal about her? Presidential historian and CBS News consultant Douglas Brinkley speaks to the "CBS (more…)
March on Washington: The civil rights movement that changed America
04:52 — CBS News presidential historian Douglas Brinkley joined "CBS This Morning: Saturday" to discuss the historical context behind Martin Luther King Junio (more…)
Memorable presidential debate moments from campaigns past
04:46 — As the 2012 presidential debates approach, Anthony Mason and Rebecca Jarvis speak with presidential historian Douglas Brinkley about good and bad mome (more…)
Brinkley: Obama's goal is to stop Romney
05:51 — Presidential historian and CBS News consultant Douglas Brinkley talks to Charlie Rose, Norah O'Donnell and Gayle King about his interview with Preside (more…)
Pres. Obama's war speech
07:48 — Douglas Brinkley, CBS News Consultant and Presidential Historian, discusses the significance of President Obama's speech to the United Nations and how (more…)
Historical context of JFK audiotapes
04:26 — What's the historical context of the newly-released audiotapes from the day of the Kennedy assassination? Presidential historian Douglas Brinkley spea (more…)
"Cronkite" gets new bio by historian Brinkley
08:03 — CBS News legend Walter Cronkite is the subject of a new biography by historian Douglas Brinkley. Brinkley talks to Charlie Rose, Gayle King and Erica (more…)
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