Strengthening Constitutional Self-Government

About Us

Insights from History: How Will History Judge? Presidential Leadership in Times of Crisis

Wednesday, April 1, 2020 
1 p.m. (Eastern Time) 

History can give us real insight into the problems that face America. In this free webinar, we explored several good and bad examples of presidents in times of crisis, hoping to see the qualities and actions that distinguish presidential leadership at its best.

Ashbrook Executive Director Jeff Sikkenga led the webinar alongside Dr. Stephen Knott, professor at the United States Naval War College and a member of Ashbrook’s national faculty.

Jeff and Dr. Knott compared several presidents from across American history, using the following documents:

A recording of the webinar is available below.