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    American Presidents in the National Portrait Gallery

    Brandon Fortune talked about some of the important portraits of U.S. presidents, and provided details about the artists who created them and how the works came into the national collections.

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    Book Discussion on Dog Company

    Military historian Patrick O’Donnell talked about his book, Dog Company: The Boys of Pointe du Hoc - The Rangers Who Accomplished D-Day’s Toughest Mission and Led the Way Across…

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    Amelia Earhart Exhibit

    The Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery is commemorating the 75th anniversary of Amelia Earhart’s disappearance on an around-the-world flight. She was called…

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    Book Discussion on Final Victory

    Historian Stanley Weintraub recounts Franklin D. Roosevelt’s last presidential campaign in 1944, which secured his fourth term. The author recalls that President Roosevelt was…

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    Susan Eisenhower on Portrait of Mamie Eisenhower

    Susan Eisenhower, the granddaughter of President Dwight D. Eisenhower, talked about his painting hobby and a portrait he painted of her grandmother, Mamie Eisenhower. General…

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    Book Discussion on Theodore Roosevelt in the Badlands

    Roger Di Silvestro recounted the three years Theodore Roosevelt lived and worked as a rancher in the Badlands of Dakota Territory. Following the death of Roosevelt’s wife and…

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    Ronald Reagan "One Life" Exhibit

    Sidney Hart gave a tour of the exhibit about former President Ronald Reagan in the National Portrait Gallery’s One Life room, which showcases a single significant person. The…

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    U.S. Presidential Portraits, Part 2

    Former gallery director Marc Pachter gave a tour of a portion of the permanent exhibit of presidential portraits in the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery in Washington, D.C., to…

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    U.S. Presidential Portraits, Part 1

    Former gallery director Marc Pachter gave a tour of a portion of the permanent exhibit of presidential portraits in the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery in Washington, D.C., to…

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    Unveiling of Presidential Portraits

    President and Mrs. Bush remarked on the unveiling of their portraits in the National Portrait Gallery.

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    National Portrait Gallery

    In a live program from the ‘America’s Presidents’ exhibit at the National Portrait Gallery, Mr. Pachter conducted a tour of the nation’s only complete…

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were opened for comments on the question, “Why is Giuliani so far ahead?”

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    Unveiling of Clintons' Portraits

    Former President Clinton and Senator Clinton made remarks as their portraits as president and first lady are unveiled by the National Portrait Gallery. The National Portrait Gallery…

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    War and the Presidency

    The panelists talked about U.S. presidents who have been commander-in-chief in times of war and how they handled the responsibility. They also talked about how President George W. Bush…

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    Picturing Hemingway Exhibit

    Mr. Voss provided a walking tour of the “Picturing Hemingway” exhibit on display to mark the centennial of Hemingway’s birth. The exhibition included portraits…

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    Book Discussion on Henry Clay Frick: An Intimate Portrait

    Ms. Sanger discussed her biography of her great-grandfather, Henry Clay Frick: An Intimate Portrait, published by Abbeville Press. The book details Frick’s life and rise to…

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    All on Fire: Speech

    Mr. Mayer discussed his book All on Fire: William Lloyd Garrison and the Abolition of Slavery, published by St. Martins Press. The book focuses on the life of William Lloyd…

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    Roosevelt Display

    Mr. Barber discussed the Roosevelt Exhibit on Display at the Portrait Gallery. He responded to audience telephone calls, faxes, and electronic mail.

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    Washington Journal: Friday

    Current news events and political issues were examined through reviews of the morning newspapers; interviews with journalists, newsmakers and legislators; and viewer telephone calls, faxes…

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    President Bush Portrait Unveiling

    A portrait of former President George Bush was unveiled at a ceremony attended by many dignitaries.

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