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America’s Presidents!
Ronald Reagan, Dwight D. Eisenhower, Richard M. Nixon, Harry S. Truman, George H. W. Bush, John F. Kennedy, Gerald Ford, William H. Taft, Theodore Roosevelt, Franklin Roosevelt, Woodrow Wilson, Calvin Coolidge, Warren G. Harding, and the National Press Club!

Join Nancy J. Reid & Lisa D. Smith (BigBlendMagazine.com editors) for Way Back When History Radio featuring America’s Presidents on Jan. 24, from 1-3pm PST.

Special Guest Co-host:
Gil Klein
- Author of 'Reliable Sources: 100 Years at the National Press Club'. He was a national correspondent for the Media General News Service, covering the White House, Congress, the Supreme Court, political conventions and presidential campaigns during his 22 years writing for Southern newspapers.
Before coming to Washington in 1985, he was a reporter for the Tampa Tribune and the Gwinnett County (Ga.) Daily News. He was elected president of the National Press Club in 1994. A graduate of Rollins College in Florida, he earned a Master’s degree in journalism at the American University in Washington D.C. Read more at http://www.bigblendmagazine.com/TurnerPublishing/Press-Club.htm

Featured Guests:
Dana Lombardy - Author of 'Historic Photos of Dwight D. Eisenhower’, and ‘Historic Photos of Los Angeles’, for the past thirty-five years, Dana Lombardy has contributed as an editor, writer, cartographer, graphic artist, and designer for more than 100 history books and magazines, and was Publisher of Napoleon Journal from 1996 to 2000. A frequent speaker on the seminar circuit, Lombardy has made nearly twenty television appearances, including multiple episodes of the History Channel’s Tales of the Gun series. Read more at http://www.bigblendmagazine.com/TurnerPublishing/Dwight-Eisenhower.htm

John & Emily Salmon
- Authors of 'Historic Photos of The White House', together they have written & edited several books and articles including Franklin County Virginia, 1786-1986: A Bicentennial History. Emily has BS and MA degrees in psychology and history, respectively. She is senior copy editor in the Publications and Educational Services division at the Library of Virginia in Richmond, and coeditor of The Hornbook of Virginia History. John has BA and MA degrees in American history. A former archivist at the Library of Virginia, he is retired from the Virginia Department of Historic Resources, where he was staff historian and wrote the Official Virginia Civil War Battlefield Guide. Read more at http://www.bigblendmagazine.com/TurnerPublishing/White-House.htm


Jay Stephen Whitney - Author of 'Historic Photos of Ronald Reagan', Jay Stephen Whitney began his publishing career as a teenage intern reporter at Athol Daily News in his native Massachusetts, the highlight of which was cover a re-election campaign stop of Edward W. Brooke. Whitney earned a degree in communication at DePauw University, working on Senator Richard G. Lugar’s 1976 campaign during that time. He studied law at Western New England College where he met his wife, Cathy Okrent, an attorney and author. Whitney is currently writing 
76 Things All Americans Should Know for Turner Publishing. Read more at http://www.bigblendmagazine.com/TurnerPublishing/Ronald-Reagan.htm

For more details about Way Back When’s American Presidents Show visit http://www.bigblendmagazine.com/Way-Back-When/Jan24-2009.htm

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