The Vice-Presidency

    We take a look at the role of the Vice President how it was changed by Cheney and what Biden might bring to the job. Our guests are ROBERT DALLEK, presidential historian, author of several books including “Nixon and Kissinger: Partners in Power,” “An Unfinished Life: John Fr. Kennedy, 1917-1963,” and a two volume biography of Lyndon Johnson. His new book is “Harry S. Truman.” And BARTON GELLMAN, special projects reporter at The Washington Post. His series on Vice President Dick Cheney with partner Jo Becker won a 2008 Pulitzer Prize. He is author of “Angler: The Cheney Vice Presidency” out this fall. Listen to the mp3

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