Cross-Examining History: A Lawyer Gets Answers from the Experts about Our Presidents (Hardcover)

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By Talmage Boston, Ken Burns (Foreword by)
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Talmage Boston seeks to find out what it was that made our major presidents tick and what caused their historic lives to play out as they did. In Cross-Examining History, Boston interviews presidential insiders including Pulitzer Prize winners and finalists, Emmy Award winners, New York Times best-selling and Notable Book authors, scholars of the highest order, and a few newcomers well on their way to gaining national public recognition, all in hopes to provide insights about America's past that can help us better understand our present situation and provide a more informed expectation about our future.

About the Author

TALMAGE BOSTON is a shareholder in Winstead P.C. in Dallas and has been a member of its litigation practice since joining the firm in 1997. His practice involves all aspects of dispute resolution in commercial transactions. With more than thirty years of business litigation experience in Dallas, Talmage has tried jury cases and argued appeals all over Texas, in both state and federal courts. He also devotes a portion of his practice to serving as a mediator.Talmage is board certified in both civil trial law and civil appellate law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. He serves on the State Bar of Texas Board of Directors and is a past chair of the State Bar Litigation Section, as well as a past chair of the Council of Chairs for the State Bar. He also is a past chair of the Business Litigation Section of the Dallas Bar Association. During the thirteen years since joining Winstead, Talmage has been one of the most sought-after seminar speakers at State Bar and Dallas Bar Association litigation seminars, speaking on topics including electronic evidence, summary judgment practice, Dos and Don'ts in the Courtroom, arbitration, alternative dispute resolution, and a wide variety of litigation ethics topics. Talmage received a State Bar of Texas Presidential Citation Award every year from 2005-10. He was named Texas Super Lawyer from 2003-11, as published in Texas Monthly, and named one of Top 100 Lawyers in Dallas-Fort Worth in 2010.Boston has published in numerous legal and sports publications, the latest: Raising the Bar: The Crucial Role of the Lawyer in Society, published by the State Bar of Texas, and is the author of two critically acclaimed prior books, 1939: Baseball's Tipping Point (foreword by John Grisham, Bright Sky Press 2005), and Baseball and the Baby Boomer: A History, Commentary and Memoir (foreword by Frank Deford, Bright Sky Press 2009).

Product Details
ISBN: 9781942945208
ISBN-10: 1942945205
Publisher: Bright Sky Publishing
Publication Date: September 1st, 2016
Pages: 500
Language: English