Richard Reeves

Expert on public affairs, politics and presidential administrations from Richard Nixon to Bill Clinton

Visiting professor of journalism
USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism


  • presidential administrations
  • President Richard M. Nixon
  • President John F. Kennedy
  • President Ronald Reagan
  • President Bill Clinton
  • partisanship in politics
  • public affairs
  • government
  • journalism
  • news media

Additional Information

  • Author or co-author of a dozen books, including President Nixon: Alone in the White House (2001), What the People Know: Freedom and the Press (1998), Do the Media Govern? (1997), Running in Place: How Bill Clinton Disappointed America (1996), President Kennedy: Profile of Power (1993), The Reagan Detour (1984) and American Journey: Traveling with Tocqueville in Search of Democracy in America (1982)
  • Author of hundreds of articles on public affairs for major American magazines
  • Writer-correspondent of Struggle for Birmingham (1984), Red Star over Afghanistan (1984), TV on Trial (1978) and other documentary films for television
  • Recipient, Columbia-Peabody Award (1984); Emmy Award (1980)
  • Syndicated columnist; columns appear regularly on


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