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really wonderful part about it. so there is this kind of weird you know people often ask me, did you get through this? i do not in any way dispute that the actual process of going to the places i go to, the great barrier reef, the amazon, the andes, they were so spectacular that it was really a tremendous privilege to go there. >> to watch the entire question and answer session visit senator booker's facebook booker. >> here's a look at some authors recently featured on booktv's afterwards. our weekly author interview program. melissa fleming, chief spokesperson for the united nation high commissioner for refugees talked about a syrian human attempt to flee our
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country. and however, republicans can lead america out of wedlock. and and wrist with the cut explored by frugality may be the key to happiness. in the coming weeks on afterwards, the parents of trayvon martin, sabrina fulton and tracy martin discuss their son's life and death. as well as their experiences with the judicial system. author and journalist nelson will talk about a unified america. council on foreign relations president richard haas was for the challenges facing us foreign policy. and this weekend, political consultant roger stone examines how donald trump was able to win the 2016 presidential election. >> the first person to imagine a trump presidency was not me but was president richard nixon. we were working for nixon doing political chores in the post presidential years.he met donald trump and george steinbrenner's box at yankee stadium.
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and they hit it off. he called me the next day and he said well, i met your man. i have got to tell you he has got it. he could really go all the way. >> he said that? >> and then days later he dropped a note, which i reproduced in the book to donald trump that said, this is so typical of nixon. he said mrs. nixon so you and thought you were superb. and she says if you ever run for public office you will win because you are a winner. and mrs. nixon knows about these things. of course he was talking about himself. in his own judgment. not long after that, president nixon and donald trump spent a weekend together. they went for a charitable event in houston texas. they essentially barricaded themselves in a hotel suite and
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talk for hours about geopolitics. and nixon said donald trump despite questions about him wanting to know about the russians, the chinese, really around the world tour. so the man headed off and it was nixon who first saw the potential for a trump presidency. let's afterwards as on booktv eddie saturday at 10:00 p.m. eastern. and sunday at 9:00 p.m. eastern. you can watch all previous afterwards programs on a website >>. okay good evening again. for those of you who do not know, timothy thyssen, a.k.a. tim tyson, tim is the senior research scholar at the center for docunt


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