Daniel Patrick Moynihan, the U.S. senator representing New York from 1976 until his retirement in 2000, is venerated for his decades of dedication to public service. In a conversation highlighted by clips from the new documentary Moynihan, the senator’s daughter and acclaimed historians discuss Moynihan’s remarkable life and career as well as his work with many American presidents, including Kennedy, Johnson, and Nixon.
Maura Moynihan, an author and artist, is the producer of the 2018 documentary film Moynihan. Gil Troy is the author of Moynihan’s Moment: America’s Fight Against Zionism as Racism. Douglas Brinkley (moderator) is a bestselling author and serves as presidential historian for CNN and the New-York Historical Society.
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