During his second term in office, President Ronald Reagan selected Pulitzer Prize-winning author Edmund Morris as his authorized biographer. Fourteen years later, his just-published “Dutch: A Memoir of Ronald Reagan” (Random House) has sparked considerable controversy over Morris’ use of a semi-fictional narrator to tell Reagan’s life story. He joins Diane to talk about writing “Dutch” and the response he’s gotten to the book.


  • Edmund Morris Author and Presidential historian

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