Studs was very interested in politics at all levels, from the grassroots movements in a neighborhood all the way up to the White House. This is reflected in the archives’ interviews with organizers, city councilmen, and authors and journalists writing about our presidents. As our nation prepares for our 58th inauguration ceremony for an American president, we’ve looked through the archives to find interviews about previous presidents and campaigns.
In 1970, he spoke with Doris Kearns Goodwin about her time in the White House with Lyndon Johnson and the resulting book Lyndon Johnson and the American Dream. In 1981, author David McCullough spoke to Studs about his book on Theodore Roosevelt, Mornings on Horseback. Studs spoke to multiple guests about Richard Nixon during his campaigns and terms, including Joe McGinniss, author of the The Selling of the President, 1968; and Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein about breaking the Watergate story, and their follow-up book, All The President’s Men
Be sure to check back later this week as we gear up for the Women’s March with programs on the ongoing struggle to pass the ERA.