In this program from our 1999 "American Presidents: Life Portraits" series we focused on William McKinley's life and career. Among the issues discussed were his family life, his political career, the Spanish-American War, and his assassination. Historians and authors also looked at his correspondence and artifacts at the McKinley Museum and at the McKinley National Memorial in Canton, Ohio. Sam Vasbinder, author of The Architectural Symbolism of the McKinley Memorial, is one of the guests.
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