41: Inside the Presidency of George H. W. Bush

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American Forum

41: Inside the Presidency of George H. W. Bush

Michael Nelson, Russell Riley

Tuesday, April 08, 2014
7:00AM - 8:30AM (EDT)
Event Details

Television Broadcast: April 27, 2014

41: Inside the Presidency of George H. W. Bush, draws on interviews with senior White House and Cabinet officials conducted during the Miller Center’s Bush Oral History Project. Topics include how Bush organized and staffed his administration, operated on the international stage, followed his own brand of Republican conservatism, handled legislative affairs, and made judicial appointments. 41 was co-edited by the Miller Center’s Michael Nelson and Barbara Perry.

Tuesday, April 08, 2014
7:00AM - 8:30AM (EDT)
The Miller Center
2201 Old Ivy Rd
Charlottesville, VA 22903
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Michael Nelson

Michael Nelson is the Fulmer Professor of Political Science at Rhodes College and a nonresident senior fellow at the Miller Center. He has published multiple books, the most recent of which is Resilient America: Electing Nixon, Channeling Dissent, and Dividing Government(2014). Other recent books are The American Presidency: Origins and Development, 1776–2014, with Sidney Milkis (2015); The Presidency and the Political System, 10th ed.(2014); and The Elections of 2012 (2013). He has published numerous articles in scholarly journals such as the Journal of Politics and Political Science Quarterly, and in periodicals such as Virginia Quarterly Review, Claremont Review of Books, and Chronicle of Higher Education.

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Russell Riley

Russell Riley, co-chair of the Miller Center’s Presidential Oral History Program, is the White Burkett Miller Center Professor of Ethics and Institutions. He is one of the nation’s foremost authorities on elite oral history interviewing and the contemporary presidency. He has logged more than 1,500 hours of confidential interviews with senior members of the White House staff, cabinet officers, and foreign leaders back to the days of the Carter and Reagan Administrations.