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    Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships

    Every director of the White House Faith-Based Offices since President Bush created the office in 2001, appeared together. They spoke in order of their service about the work of the…

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    Judicial Decision-Making

    A panel of U.S. judges spoke about the judicial decision-making process among appellate courts. Judge Edith Jones said because of the high volume of cases, lawyers must be factual and…

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    Reflections of First Ladies Barbara Bush and Laura Bush

    For the second time in recent months, former first ladies Barbara Bush and Laura Bush sat down for a conversation about their time in the White House as part of a series of conferences on…

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    Book Discussion on Midnight in Mexico

    Alfredo Corchado talked about his book, Midnight in Mexico: A Reporter’s Journey Through a Country’s Descent into Darkness, in which he chronicles how Mexico has changed since…

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    Journalists Remember JFK Assassination

    The participants were all journalists who were present in Dallas on
    the day of President Kennedy’s assassination. Each reminisced about
    his experiences on that day. This panel…

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    Presidents and the Constitution

    Walter Dellinger moderated a panel of legal scholars who talked about the issue of presidential obligation to follow the law. Among the topics of discussion were the role of the…

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    Journalists Remember JFK Assassination

    Ms. Woodward, a Dallas reporter, witnessed the parade and bullets striking President Kennedy. Others who were in press cars in the presidential parade or who went into the Texas…

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    First Ladies Through American History

    Scholars and historians considered the role and influence of American first ladies throughout history. Moderator Cokie Roberts posed the question, “Why do we study first…

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    Work of the Warren Commission Staff, Part 1

    Former members of the Warren Commission staff talked about their roles on the commission and how the experience affected their professional lives. The spoke about the…

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    Death in the White House

    Panelists talked about Presidents Franklin Pierce, Calvin Coolidge, Abraham Lincoln and John Kennedy, who all lost sons during their time in office. This panel was part of the event…

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    George H.W. Bush and German Reunification

    Jeffrey Engel, director of the Center for Presidential History at Southern Methodist University, talked about President George H.W. Bush’s motivations behind his push for German…

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    Journalists Remember JFK Assassination

    Journalists who covered the assassination of President Kennedy in Dallas reminisced about the unusual happenings, such as one of the correspondents serving as a pallbearer at Lee Harvey…

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    Behind the Scenes in the East Wing: Social Secretaries to First Ladies

    Social secretaries working for American first ladies help set the tone of presidential administrations. Bess Abell, Catherine Fenton and Laurie Firestone served first ladies from Lady…

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    Journalists Remember JFK Assassination

    Journalists who were in Dallas on the day President Kennedy was assassinated described their news coverage of the killing of Lee Harvey Oswald by Jack Ruby.
    “Reporters Remember:…

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    Presidential Illness

    Panelists discussed the impact of presidential illness during the administrations of Woodrow Wilson, Franklin Roosevelt, Richard Nixon, and Lyndon Johnson. This panel was part of the…

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    Journalists Remember JFK Assassination

    Journalists reminisced about their experiences on the day President Kennedy was shot in Dallas. This panel had reported and broadcast from Parkland Hospital, where the wounded…

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    Personal Crises and Public Responsibilities

    Panelists discussed the personal crises of Presidents John Tyler, Ronald Reagan, and Bill Clinton, and the impacts of these crises on national politics. This panel was part of the…

    394 views
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    Women's Health Issues

    Panelists talked about women’s health care accessibility and the government’s role in the funding of reproductive services. Some of the issues they discussed the…

    359 views
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    Work of the Warren Commission Staff, Part 2

    Former members of the Warren Commission staff talked about their roles on the commission and how the experience affected their professional lives. The spoke about the…

    332 views
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    Behind the Images: Photographers' Views of the First Ladies

    Three photographers who were on the other side of the lens from Betty Ford, Barbara Bush, and Laura Bush recall their days in the White House-and the images that chronicle the lives and…

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