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The extraordinary 2016 US election campaign has smashed all the accepted standards of what a presidential candidate can say. In So you want to be President? Prospect looks into American history to see what the past can teach Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump about what it takes to be President.

This is your chance to discover what leading writers such as Sam Tanenhaus, Bronwen Maddox and Philip Collins say on topics such as:

  • Donald Trumpthe anti-candidate
  • Hawkish Hillary Clinton
  • Jimmy Carter: Is Clinton up to it?
  • Daniel Patrick Moynihan—the man who united America
  • The epic life of Lyndon B Johnson

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