Steven F. Hayward is the Thomas and Mabel Guy Professor of American History & Government at Ashland University and the Thomas W. Smith Fellow at the Ashbrook Center. Prior to this, he was the F. K. Weyerhaeuser Fellow in environmental studies at the American Enterprise Institute and a senior fellow at the Pacific Research Institute. He has written biographies of Jimmy Carter, Ronald Reagan and Winston Churchill, and is the author of Greatness: Reagan, Churchill, and the Making of Extraordinary Leaders and, most recently, The Politically Incorrect Guide to the Presidents: From Wilson to Obama.
Author: Steven F. Hayward
Steven F. Hayward
In these remarks, prepared for a panel discussion celebrating Washington’s Birthday, (“First Among Equals: George Washington and the American Presidency”), Steven F. Hayward, author of biographies of Ronald Reagan and Winston Churchill, discusses the modern presidency, in the light of its earlier history.