Historian David Greenberg, author of The Republic of Spin, recounts the rise of the White House spin machine over the last century including the “truthiness” factor and the spinmeisters of the 2016 campaign.
More recently, the author details some of the newest examples of White House spin in a 2017 Politico article, Watergate Fueled Conspiracy Theories, Too. This program originally aired on January 15, 2016.
Top authors are interviewed on this 10-minute program that captures their words about their books and ideas and often the story behind the story. The show, hosted by Diana Korte and engineered by Gene Korte, has been in production for over 20 years.