Author, most recently, of PRESIDENTS OF WAR (Crown). Ten books. @NBCNews Presidential Historian. Contributor to PBS @NewsHour. Williams College. Born Chicago.
On “Mad Men,” on last night of his life, Bert Cooper watches moon landing tonight 1969:
"Men Walk on the Moon”—New York Daily News, this morning 1969:
In America, our Presidents have generally avoided strongman balcony scenes — that’s for other countries with authoritarian systems.