Steven Schier: Professor of political science, Carleton College. Author of several books about the presidency, including "Panorama of a Presidency: How George W. Bush Acquired and Spent His Political Capitol," and "The Postmodern Presidency: Bill Clinton's Legacy in U.S. Politics."
Author tells true story of an American family in Hitler's Berlin Best-selling author Erik Larson is considered a master of narrative non-fiction. He speaks at the Chautauqua Institution about his latest book, "In the Garden of Beasts: Love, Terror, and an American Family in Hitler's Berlin", which is a window into Hitler's rise to power through the eyes of William Dodd, America's first ambassador to Nazi Germany.12:00 p.m.