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First Friends

Constant Wonder
  • Aug 3, 2021 6:00 pm
  • 32:27

US presidents, like anyone else, rely on their friends for support or advice. Sometimes these connections buoy up a depressed and down-on-his-luck president. Other times they lead to disasters on a national scale. Presidents, especially, should choose their friends wisely. Guest: Gary Ginsberg, author of "First Friends: The Powerful, Unsung (And Unelected) People Who Shaped Our Presidents"