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Joe Scarborough

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Charles Joseph Scarborough is an American cable news host, musician, and former congressman from Florida. He is currently the co-host of Morning Joe on MSNBC with Mika Brzezinski, his spouse. He previously hosted Scarborough Country on the same network.
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First Principles
What America's Founders Learned from the Greeks and Romans and How That Shaped Our Country
Thomas E. Ricks - Nov 10, 2020
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The Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and #1 New York Times bestselling author offers a revelatory new book about the founding fathers, examining their educations and, in particular, their devotion to the ancient Greek and Roman classics—and how that influence would shape their ideals and the new American nation.On the morning after the 2016 presid...
Joe Scarborough
Dec 09, 2020
My favorite book of the year! Read it for yourself and then please pass it along to your child in college. Tom Ricks reconnects us to the political genius of our founders without shying away from their personal faults.      source
Begin Again
James Baldwin's America and Its Urgent Lessons for Our Own
Eddie S. Glaude Jr. - Jun 30, 2020
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James Baldwin grew disillusioned by the failure of the civil rights movement to force America to confront its lies about race. In the era of Trump, what can we learn from his struggle?"Searing, provocative, and ultimately hopeful . . . Begin Again challenges, illuminates, and points us toward if not a more perfect union then at least a more just on...
Joe Scarborough
Dec 03, 2019
Here’s the James Baldwin quote @esglaude and I were talking about this morning from his great new book “Begin Again”: “To accept one’s past—one’s history—is not the same as drowning it it.”      source
Revolution of Robert Kennedy
John R. Bohrer - Jun 06, 2017
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A groundbreaking account of how Robert F. Kennedy transformed horror into hope between 1963 and 1966, with style and substance that has shaped American politics ever since.On November 22nd, 1963, Bobby Kennedy received a phone call that altered his life forever. The president, his brother, had been shot. JFK would not survive.In The Revolution of R...
Joe Scarborough
Oct 22, 2019
Such great news, Jack. We are so happy for you! PS—If you haven’t yet, do yourself a favor and read Jack’s amazing book on RFK, The Revolution of Robert Kennedy.      source