Great American Historians on Our Sixteenth President
PublicAffairs, Hardcover, 9781586486761, 416pp.
Publication Date: October 27, 2008
Published in conjunction with C-SPAN’s year-long celebration of the Lincoln bicentennial, Lincoln 200 Years”: An enlightening, wide-ranging anthology of essays on Lincoln by top historians.
Brian Lamb is C-SPAN’s chairman and CEO and longtime on-camera interviewer, noted for his just the facts” style of interviewing. Many of the essays in this book are drawn from Booknotes, Lamb’s long-running author-interview program, while others were conducted for C-SPAN’s special history series on Lincoln and on the American presidency. Lamb lives in Arlington, Virginia.
Susan Swain is President & co-Chief Operating Officer of C-SPAN. For more than twenty-five years, she has been an on-air interviewer for the program. A regular moderator of Washington Journal, she’s interviewed hundreds of members of Congress, policy experts, journalists, and several presidents. She lives in Northern Virginia.