The American Presidency: Presidents, The Press, and Public Perceptions

March 11, 2008

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Listen in for a critical look at the nation's leadership with political journalist, Mike Mezey, as he explains the media's duty to report on the role and responsibility of this elite office.  Get insight into the process and examine the role journalism plays in shaping local, national, and global perceptions of the American presidency.

Chicago History Museum's annual American History series explores the forces that shape us as citizens of a democratic society.  The 2008 series is examining the nation's highest office – the presidency. Listen in as CHM celebrates various interpretations of our nation's leaders over the past two centuries.

 

Recorded Tuesday, March 11, 2008 at Chicago History Museum.