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April 12, 2012


Presidential Tricks of the Trade

Time runs excerpts from The President's Club by Nancy Gibbs and Michael Duffy.

One interesting section deals with the "little tricks of the trade" former presidents pass on to those who follow: Bill Clinton offered George W. Bush speech tips; Lyndon Johnson showed Richard Nixon where he hid the tape recorders; Ronald Reagan taught Clinton how to salute properly during his transition; Nixon gave Clinton advice about Russia, and how to organize his day.












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