Presidents

"The Presidents' War: Six American Presidents and the Civil War That Divided Them"

Chris DeRose

About the Program

Historian and political strategist Chris DeRose examines the Civil War through five former presidents, John Tyler, Martin Van Buren, Millard Fillmore, Franklin Pierce, and James Buchanan.  The author recounts the respective presidents' thoughts on the War and their collective criticisms of their successor, Abraham Lincoln.  Chris DeRose speaks at Changing Hands Bookstore in Tempe, Arizona.

About the Authors

Chris DeRose

Chris DeRose's books include Congressman Lincoln: The Making of America's Greatest PresidentHe is a political strategist and assistant law professor at Arizona Summit Law School.  For more information, visit the author's website chrisderosebooks.com or via twitter @chrisderose.


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"The Presidents' War: Six American Presidents and the Civil War That Divided Them"

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Future Airings

  • Tuesday, September 2nd at 4:15am (ET)

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  • Monday, September 1st at 5pm (ET)
  • Saturday, August 2nd at 8am (ET)
  • Sunday, July 20th at 10pm (ET)
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