Tag Archives: 2016 Election

Cross-Examining History by Talmage Boston Featured in 5 Most Popular Posts by Washington Independent Review of Books

“Having the hefty design and subject matter of a college textbook, but the structure of a month’s worth of ‘Charlie Rose’ transcripts, Cross-Examining History features interviews about the presidency with notable authors, scholars, and political figures including David McCullough, Douglas Brinkley, and James Baker, respectively.” READ MORE  … Continue Reading

Washington Independent Review of Book: A Jurist’s Probing Questions About America’s Commanders-in-Chief

When future historians look back at this 2016 election season, what will stand out is the vociferously binary nature of the political discourse about — and between—the presidential candidates. One can hope that come, say, 2060, those historians will see what lessons we contemporary Americans came to learn. Unfortunately, of course, we are in doubt … Continue Reading

Which Presidents Earned the Seal of Approval? (Dallas News)

Every newly inaugurated president in our past has brought into office the public’s expectations of anticipated performance.  His supporters have foreseen only great things happening under his leadership, while detractors have predicted that the country will surely suffer through rapid decline during his administration.  Such expectations are necessarily tied to the accuracy of what each … Continue Reading

How Nasty Were Politics in the Past? History Goes on Witness Stand – DMN Featuring Talmage’s Newest Book

Talmage Boston is ready for the next chapter of the U.S. presidency—one way or the other. The 63-year-old Dallas attorney, historian and author is already crafting his post-election questions for Washington Post journalist Bob Woodward, who will be speaking in Dallas the week after we’ve chosen our next commander in chief.  Woodward, best-known for uncovering … Continue Reading

Cross-Examination: From Courtroom to Stage to History Book

Like many Baby Boomers, watching Perry Mason on TV in the early 1960s became a favorite part of life’s rhythm.  As Raymond Burr entertained us every week during those formative years, another inspirational presence entered the scene when Gregory Peck starred as Atticus Finch in To Kill a Mockingbird, which came out in 1962.  After … Continue Reading

Presidential Election 2016 and Cross-Examining History, Podcast from The Eric Metaxas Show

Talmage discusses his newest book, Cross-Examining History: A Lawyer Gets Answers From the Experts About Our Presidents, on The Eric Metaxas Show.  CLICK HERE TO LISTEN  The response to Talmage’s project in the history community has been amazing. Major recognition of his work has come from the likes of former Secretary of State James A. … Continue Reading