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James McManus, Cowboys Full: The Story of Poker
James McManus, Cowboys Full: The Story of Poker

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AIR DATE: October 25, 2010

During the cold war the survival of civilization rested on the bluffing skills U.S. leaders against the Soviets. And Richard Nixon bankrolled his early political campaigns with poker winnings from his service years during World War II Those are just a couple of examples of how the game of poker has come to embody the values of American Life. Author, James McManus explains these and many more comparisons between life and poker in his book Cowboys Full: The Story of Poker. We talk with James McManus.

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