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'Nixon at the Movies': A President's Film Fanaticism

NPR's Jacki Lyden speaks with Mark Feeney, author of the new book Nixon at the Movies, about the film-viewing habits of President Richard Nixon. The late president watched over 500 films during the five years he was in office — a habit that accelerated during the Watergate scandal.

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Longtime listeners recognize Jacki Lyden's voice from her frequent work as a substitute host on NPR. As a journalist who has been with NPR since 1979, Lyden regards herself first and foremost as a storyteller and looks for the distinctive human voice in a huge range of national and international stories.