Throughout the 20th century, film became increasingly important as a medium of communication, so it’s no surprise it became an important part of inaugurations.
A picture of President Barack Obama’s contributions after he leaves office is starting to get a little clearer. The New York Times reports Obama is asking business and tech executives for ideas on how to make government work better. Tom Shoop is editor in chief of Government Executive magazine. He tells In Depth with Francis Rose that Herbert Hoover’s legacy might be a good indication of what Obama’s post-presidential role will look like.