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    The Last Two Days

    The film The Last Two Days documented President Kennedy’s final hours as he traveled to Texas and visited San Antonio, Houston, and Dallas. The film was produced by the Naval Photographic Center.

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    The LBJ Tapes: 50th Anniversary of the Northeast Blackout

    On November 9, 1965, around 5:30 pm Eastern Time, the lights went out over much of the Northeastern United States and parts of Canada. This program contains portions of President Johnson’s phone calls on the night of the massive power outage. You’ll hear LBJ talk to his press secretary Bill Moyers and other advisers and New York City Mayor Robert Wagner, as they try to deal with the magnitude of the outage and learn its cause. 
    We talk about that outage and the state of the electric grid with physicist Phillip Schewe from the Joint Quantum Institute at the University of Maryland, author of “The Grid.”

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    Weekly Presidential Address

    With President Obama on an overseas trip, Vice President Biden gave the weekly presidential address. He talked about combating violent extremism and the Syrian refugees seeking asylum in the U.S.

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    Donald Trump Campaign Rally in Worcester, Massachusetts

    Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump spoke to supporters at a campaign rally at the DCU Center in Worcester, Massachusetts.

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    Donald Trump Remarks at 2015 Sunshine Summit

    Donald Trump was among several Republican candidates to address a summit hosted by the Republican Party of Florida. The two-day event was held in Orlando, Florida.

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    Life and Presidency of George H.W. Bush

    Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer Jon Meacham and former President George W. Bush talked about the life of America’s 41st president, George H.W. Bush. Mr. Meacham is the author of Destiny and Power: The American Odyssey of George Herbert Walker Bush. He talked about his own career and the differences between writing books about dead presidents and living presidents and about working with former President George H.W. Bush on the biography. He discussed the former president’s diaries and letters. They discussed the career of the 41st president, including how he became the ambassador to the United Nations, his political career in Texas, and his relationship with President Nixon as the chair of the Republican National Committee. They also talked about council he gave to his son at key moments in his own presidency.

    This was an Author Event in the George W. Bush Institute auditorium at the George W. Bush Presidential Center on the campus of Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas.