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PBS Books is excited to share about an upcoming virtual event on Tuesday, November 17 at 7:00 PM with renowned author Harold Holzer discussing his latest book–The Presidents vs. the Press: The Endless Battle between the White House and the Media–from the Founding Fathers to Fake News.
No matter your political affiliation, you’ll be intrigued to learn that the tension between the president and the press is as old as our republic. In his new book, acclaimed scholar Harold Holzer explores the dual rise of the American presidency and the media that shaped it. From Washington to Trump, Holzer chronicles the disputes and distrust between these core institutions that define our country, revealing that the essence of their confrontation is built into the fabric of the nation.