The Presdency during times of turmoil
With his cabinet in place and plans for the inauguration firming up, President-elect Obama gets ready to take the reins of government. What can he learn from past presidents about leading during times of crises?
Presidential historian Richard Norton Smith joins MPR's Gary Eichten to talk about the presidency.
Smith is a Professor of History and Scholar in Residence at George Mason University.
- Richard Norton Smith: History professor, George Mason University.
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