Presidents

"Words from the White House: Words and Phrases Coined or Popularized by America's Presidents"

Paul Dickson

About the Program

Paul Dickson presents a collection of words popularized by American Presidents.   The authors’ collection includes Warren G. Harding’s “Founding Fathers,” invoked during  his 1920 presidential campaign, Theodore Roosevelt’s use of the word, “muckracker,” in a 1906 speech critical of specific journalists, and “military-industrial complex,” delivered by President Eisenhower during his final presidential address  to the American public in 1961.  Paul Dickson speaks at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C.
 

About the Authors

Paul Dickson

Paul Dickson is the author of numerous books, including The Bonus Army: An American Epic and Sputnik: The Shock of the Century.  For more information, visit pauldicksonbooks.com.


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"Words from the White House: Words and Phrases Coined or Popularized by America's Presidents"

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  • Saturday, February 2nd at 9am (ET)
  • Sunday, January 27th at 5:30am (ET)
  • Monday, January 21st at 10:15pm (ET)
  • Monday, January 21st at 10:15am (ET)
  • Saturday, January 19th at 3pm (ET)
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