The Presidency at a Crossroads (Virtual)
The Presidency at a Crossroads
Based on her new book, The Presidency: Facing Constitutional Crossroads, Barbara Perry will discuss how presidents through history have faced inflection points in the evolution of the office, especially during times of crisis.
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Barbara A. Perry is the Gerald L. Baliles Professor and Director of Presidential Studies at the University of Virginia's Miller Center, where she co-directs the Presidential Oral History Program. She has authored or edited 16 books on presidents, First Ladies, the Kennedy family, the Supreme Court, and civil rights and civil liberties. Perry has conducted more than 120 interviews for the George H. W. Bush, George W. Bush, and Barack Obama Presidential Oral History Projects; participated in the Bill Clinton interviews; directed the Edward Kennedy Oral History Project; and co-directs the Hillary Rodham Clinton Oral History Project. She served as a U.S. Supreme Court fellow and has worked for the Senate's Republican and Democratic members.