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Leadership: lessons from US Presidents and campaigners.

Doris Kearns Goodwin on POTUS and crisis management. Louisa Egbunike on Black Power campaigner Obi Egbuna. Novelist Georgina Harding explores the impact of war in Burma.

Doris Kearns Goodwin on POTUS, crisis management and ambition - from Lincoln and Theodore Roosevelt through FDR and LBJ to Donald Trump. Novelist Georgina Harding and Philip Woods compare notes on the impact of the war in Burma and depictions in fiction, war reporting and memoirs. New Generation Thinker Louisa Egbunike looks at the campaigning of Obi Egbuna the Nigerian-born novelist (1938- 2014), playwright and political activist who led the United Coloured People's Association. Anne McElvoy presents.

Doris Kearns Goodwin is a Pulitzer prize winning historian whose latest book is called Leadership: Lessons from the Presidents for Turbulent Times.
Georgina Harding's latest novel is called Land of the Living. Philip Woods is the author of Reporting the Retreat: War Correspondents in Burma.

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