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George Will On His Book, His Baseball Dinners For George W. Bush And How The Cubs Won The Cold War

Here’s something you probably didn’t know: George Will used to put together annual White House baseball dinners for President George W. Bush.

Will made the revelation during an extensive interview with The Daily Caller about politics, culture and his new book, “A Nice Little Place on the North Side: Wrigley Field at One Hundred.” TheDC will be featuring segments from the interview over the next several weeks.

“Every year while he was president I organized for him a baseball dinner,” Will said. “We’d invite in — in the office season — eight, nine baseball couples and talk baseball. And he was good. I mean, he really knows his stuff.”

“We did it in the White House,” Will further explained. “I’m sure if you asked him he would say those were eight of the nights in the White House he enjoyed most.”

During this segment of the interview, Will talks about his new book and makes the case that the Cubs are responsible for winning the Cold War.

You can see previous segments from TheDC’s interview with Will below:

George Will on his Common Core opposition: It ‘inevitably will drive curriculum’

George Will on whether Obamacare can be repealed

George Will explains why America’s top conservative commentators love baseball

George Will on Stephen Colbert 

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