Skip to main content

About your Search

20090604
20171121
STATION
DATE
2015 5
2016 2
2013 1
2014 0
LANGUAGE
Search Results 0 to 7 of about 8 (some duplicates have been removed)
CSPAN
Sep 13, 2015 4:20pm EDT
his writers, who also then wrote for george w. bush when he became president and, of course, kennedy's ghost writers and franklin roosevelt. they are great speeches. words are much more important than many people realize. i remember when hillary clinton was running the last time and she accused her competition of just using words, using words is a huge part of leadership. the great presidents of all had the power of communication, lincoln, roosevelt, franklin roosevelt, kennedy, words matter, they endure and carry on following generations. we still quote them. imagine martinwe luther king without the power of his words. it's so important that we all learn the english language. one of aspects of the wright brothers was the quality of the letters they wrote. it wasn't that they were correct gram -- grammatically, they were clear, funny and touchy. they were incapable at the collection in congress proves, they were incapable of writing a short letter from a boring one. .. man beings, that is we're it is. what they put down on paper in the english-language. i would have wanted to have writ
CSPAN
Nov 26, 2015 10:52am EST
reagan had peggy noonan for one of his writers. she also then wrote for george hw bush when he became president. of course, kennedy's writers and franklin roosevelt, they are great speeches. words are much more important than many people realize. i remember when hillary clinton was running the last time, she accused her competition of just using words. using words is a huge part of leadership. the great presidents of all had that power of communication, lincoln, theodore roosevelt, franklin roosevelt, jack roosevelt, jack kennedy, words matter. words in dewar and they carry on into the following generation. we still quote them. as did martin luther king without the power of his words. that is why it is so important that we all learn to use the english language. one of the startling, marvelous aspects of the wright brothers was the quality of the letters they wrote. it wasn't just that they were correct grammatically, they are powerful, they were effective, they were clear, they could be very funny, they could be very touching. they were incapable at the correction of library of
CSPAN
Dec 7, 2013 5:30pm EST
: the world is a battlefield. " mr. scahill, earlier you were on a panel with dan balz and george packer, and one of the questioners asked you what do you see as the difference between how the bush administration and the obama administration approach the war on terror. >> right. , i mean, i think first of all it's great to be with you here on c-span and booktv. the bush with administration, i don't want to understate how atrocious i think that period was in american foreign policy. it really was like murder incorporated. the destruction of iraq, the creation of the cia black sites, the idea that the geneva convention was -- [inaudible] the abu ghraib torture, using guantanamo, you could go on and on in characterizing it. so i don't want to get into a thing about is obama worse than bush. i covered those wars, i know what happened. under president obama i think what we have is someone who has sort of rebranded some of the more egregious aspects of the bush-cheney counterterror apparatus and i think has convinced himself that they're waging a smarter war. so they're relying on the d
CSPAN
Oct 23, 2016 8:30am EDT
and decide the and they would gradually learn and i would pop in their coveted george, they would to washington. i went to john and they with the adams. then when they got to the middle of the pac ago grover, they would see clinton. i with you benjamin, they would say harrison. i would say grover and physically the again and it was a we should do a children's book to introduce people to the president would say kleven, i would say benjamin david sadie harrison, and then they would get very excited and i said we should do a children's book to introduce people to the presidents. to introduce them as human beings and to tell about their families and their siblings, and their pets and hobbies. talk about the central features of their administration without necessarily going into sex scandals, you can talk about race, you can talk about money, you can talk about things that went wrong, but you could communicate love for the idea of a service. the extraordinary variety of people went there. we have people with great physical disabilities who are president for longer than anybody else but ca
CSPAN
Mar 20, 2016 2:59am EDT
were done in 1934 to promote the parks, those were photographed, five of which by george grant, he was the first chief photographer of the national park service. to will by ansell adams and three were by commercial photographers. george grant is one of the unknown elders of the landscape photography. our new book is about him. i had to share that. >> great. there were ten in the series, yosemite was one, right? can you give us a couple of the other. >> let me call my husband up because his memory is better than mine. >> zion became one of the big -- one of the things fdr did in utah was try to make it a -- do you know that i do high and utah voted for fdr all the time. they were giving public works jobs and trying to make national parks so cedar breaks in utah, fdr signed that in august of 33 and then he did capital reefs with an executive order is a monument. today is a national park. he took arches which is a roadside a roadside attraction and turned it into a mammoth national park and took zion national park quadruple. the zion national park to enlarge the parks, these were all
CSPAN
Nov 7, 2015 10:30pm EST
. george marshall went to franklin roosevelt and said to the --sident >> he has been with the national warble to -- national world war museum. tom is joining us from malden, massachusetts. go ahead, please. you do a great job. i read a lot on the internet about an alliance between hitler and the muslims in the middle east. is there any truth to that, and also i read that the muslims encouraged hitler to exterminate the juice -- the jews. any truth to that keith: i don't think hitler needed much encouragement. i know this has been in the news recently with prime minister netanyahu. visit with the a in 1941fti in jerusalem where they discussed the issue, oblem" as hitler referred to it. nazis had a long history of to this point of looking for solutions on what to do with the including things like sending them all off to zanzibar, was the idea. the final solution really comes desirehrough hitler's for this big empire in eastern europe. i don't think he needed much encouragement on the idea of eliminating the jews. also gypsies, homosexuals, and a number of others. god help you if you were
CSPAN
Nov 7, 2015 11:30am EST
going to have to put together a german force.ed -- a tremendous george marshall looks at plans to going to france as early as 1942 after pearl harbor. the problem was basically an economic one. we did not have the material resources, or the troops. you have to train troops if you are going to be successful in this. from a political standpoint, franklin roosevelt understood this. imagine if we tried to launch across channel invasion from 1943, when we2 or knew that we do not have the economic resources or the military resources doubt a to have al -- successful commission. imagine if we got pushed back into the ocean, and it was a failure. it was understood that a lot of democratic support would fade away. people would say, it is too hard to defeat hitler, let's leave him with his foils. there was a lot riding on that invasion. we had to get right. that dictates our strategy. we realize we cannot invade and 1942. in 1943, we realize, it will take another year before we are ready to launch and operation that will be successful. in the meantime, we do have to try to take some pressure
Search Results 0 to 7 of about 8 (some duplicates have been removed)