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Author at the Library: "Election Night: Presidential Politics, Voting and Results through the Lens of NBC News," with Stephen Battaglio, author of "David Susskind: A Televised Life," and "From Yesterday to Today: Six Decades of America’s Favorite Morning Show."


October 23, 2012

The author will talk about his new enhanced e-book from NBC Publishing, and present rarely seen clips from the election nights of the last 60 years.  He takes an inside look at the evolution of presidential election TV coverage from President Harry Truman’s shocking comeback victory in 1948 to the historic rise of President Barack Obama in 2008. He includes historic video from NBC News archives that look at back the national electronic ritual America goes through every four years after the polls have closed.