Join MSNBC Hardball host and bestselling author Chris Matthews as he unveils his latest book, Tip and the Gipper: When Politics Worked. Matthews provides a firsthand, insider’s look at the unlikely political partnership between President Ronald Reagan and Speaker of the House Tip O’Neill. Drawing on extensive interviews and his own experience as O’Neill’s former chief of staff, Matthews illuminates the surprising friendship between this political odd couple; explores the delicate balance of power between the executive and legislative branches; and offers a timely lesson in how bipartisan cooperation can work. SiriusXM radio host and MSNBC contributor Michael Smerconish facilitates this discussion.
*Admission includes copy of Tip and the Gipper: When Politics Worked.
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