Historian James MacGregor Burns discusses trends in presidential leadership from JFK to George W. Bush, why it has failed, and how we can fix it.


  • James MacGregor Burns Professor of Government Emeritus at Williams College, a senior scholar at the Academy of Leadership at the University of Maryland, and author of Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award winning biographies of Franklin Delano Roosevelt.

Related Links

Topics + Tags


comments powered by Disqus
Most Recent Shows

Revisiting The Decision To Drop The Bomb

Thursday, May 18 2023As President Biden's visit to Hiroshima dredges up memories of World War II, Diane talks to historian Evan Thomas about his new book, "Road to Surrender," the story of America's decision to drop the atomic bomb.