Daniel Weinberg talked with Jodi Kanter about Presidential Libraries as Performance.Kanter analyzes presidential libraries as performances that encourage visitors to think in particular ways about executive leadership and about their own roles in public life. Order Your Signed Copy.
Presidential Libraries As Performance
Presidential Libraries As Performance: Curating American Character from Herbert Hoover to George W. Bush
By Jodi Kanter
Air Date/Time April 15, 12noon (Central)
1st ed., paperback 198p, illus.
How do the funding, setting architecture, and exhibition of a presidential library shape our understanding of the president’s character? And how do diverse performances of the presidency create radically different opportunities for the practice of American citizenship?