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Republic Of Spin: A Backstage History Of The White House Message Machine

Guest speaker David Greenberg is associate professor of history and of journalism and media studies at Rutgers University. His book, The Republic of Spin: An Inside History of the American Presidency (2016), was praised in the New York Times, the Washington Monthly and other media.

Greenberg is also author of the award-winning Nixon’s Shadow: The History of an Image (2003), and served as managing editor and acting editor of The New Republic. His work
has appeared in the New Yorker, the Atlantic and Slate, and he writes regularly for Politico.