Presidents And The Press: A Historically Fraught Relationship Essential To U.S. Democracy
From the Founding Fathers to fake news, relations between American presidents and the media have been contentious throughout the country's history.
In his new book scholar Harold Holzer chronicles the U.S. presidency and the journalism that shaped it, recounting a long history of distrust between the institutions and evolving attacks on press freedom.
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*This interview was recorded on Wednesday, August 26.