Coming to terms with Donald Trump and the 2020 Presidential Campaign

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The upcoming US Presidential Election will be the topic of a virtual “fireside chat” between Professor Bob Schmuhl, University of Notre Dame and Professor Gary Murphy, DCU School of Law & Government on Wednesday, October 21st.

Professor Schmuhl is a renowned expert on the American Presidency on both sides of the Atlantic and a regular contributor to RTÉ radio and tv and the Irish Independent on American politics. 

He is the Walter H. Annenberg-Edmund P. Joyce Professor Emeritus of American Studies and Journalism at the University of Notre Dame and the author or editor of over a dozen books, including “Statecraft and Stagecraft: American Political Life in the Age of Personality,” which describes the rise of the personality through the media in contemporary politics, and “Wounded Titans: American Presidents and the Perils of Power.” 

His latest book "The Glory and the Burden: The American Presidency from FDR to Trump" was published to much acclaim by the University of Notre Dame Press in 2019.