Washington Classroom: Tom DeFrank

Washington Classroom: Tom DeFrank

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Maha Neouchy
September 23, 2013

A look at "the Press and the Presidency" with Tom DeFrank, political journalist. Mr. DeFrank was Newsweek's Senior White House Correspondent for 25 years and has covered every president since Richard Nixon. In addition to his career as a political journalist, he is also the author of Write it When I'm Gone, which goes into detail about off-the-record conversations with Gerald Ford. In this class, he offers students at George Mason University, Purdue University, and fall 2013 TWC interns insight into his career.


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