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    What's So Great About America?

    Author and documentary director Dinesh D’Souza and activist and author Bill Ayers participated in a debate titled, “What’s so Great About America?” Following their…

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    President's Home in Photographs and History

    Vicki Goldberg, author of the book The White House: The President’s Home in Photographs and History, shared some of her favorite images of presidents and their families when they…

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    U.S. Policy in the Middle East

    Dartmouth College hosted a discussion with retired Admiral William Fallon concerning U.S. interests and policy in the Middle East. Among the topics he addressed were the status of…

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    Henry Paulson on the Economy and Public Policy

    Former Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson talked about the Wall Street bailouts of 2008, the current financial climate, and the U.S. economic relationship with China. The forum began…

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    Disaster Preparedness

    Paul Stockton spoke about Defense Department planning for both natural disasters and terrorist attacks. He focused on the federal role in planning and response to catastrophic events…

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    Democratic Debate Watching Parties

    Scenes from debate watching parties hosted by the Clinton and Obama campaigns in New Hampshire were shown.

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    Democratic Presidential Candidates Debate

    Candidates for the Democratic presidential nomination participated in a televised debate at Dartmouth College in Hanover, New Hampshire. New England Cable News and New Hampshire Public…

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    Book Discussion on The Bureau and the Mole

    Mr. Vise discussed his book, The Bureau and the Mole: The Unmasking of Robert Philip Hanssen, the Most Dangerous Double Agent in FBI History (Atlantic Monthly Press, 2002). The book is…

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    Book Discussion on Roosevelt's Secret War

    Mr. Persico talked about his book, Roosevelt’s Secret War: FDR and World War II Espionage. He also discussed the history of intelligence activity in the United…

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    Power and the Presidency

    Mr. Beschloss moderated a panel who spoke about how presidents wielded their power. They recounted personal experiences with various presidents, related the different personal…

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    McCain Campaign Rally

    Senator McCain spoke to college students and urged them to vote to nominate him as the Republican presidential candidate in the next day’s primary election.

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    Power and the Presidency: Bill Clinton

    Mr. Maraniss talked about the life and career of Bill Clinton. He focused on his experiences writing the unauthorized biography of President Clinton, First In His Class. He also…

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    Power and the Presidency: Richard Nixon

    Mr. Bradlee talked about the career and presidency of Richard Nixon. He focused on the personality of Nixon and his relationship with the press. He also talked about the 1960…

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    Power and the Presidency: Lyndon B. Johnson

    Mr. Caro talked about the presidency of Lyndon B. Johnson. He focused on Johnson’s effective use of political power, his civil rights record, and the criticism of the…

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    New Hampshire Republican Town Meeting

    Candidates discussed abortion, the environment, education, gun control, and other national issues. The format allowed candidates to answer questions from the audience.

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    Power and the Presidency: Franklin Roosevelt

    Ms. Goodwin talked about Roosevelt’s first 100 days in office and the many government programs that he established. She also focused on his relationship with the public and…

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    Documentaries and Presidents

    Mr. Grubin talked about the art of creating film biography and how to use film to explore the complexities of a president’s character. During his lecture he showed excerpts…

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    Power and the Presidency

    David McCullough talked about the office of the presidency and the power that the office holds. He focused on the dynamic nature of the office, both from the perspective of the…

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    Future of the American Political Party System

    Mr. Dionne and Mr. Gigot talked about the changes in political argument by the major parties. Mr. Dionne said that the Democratic message no longer was a defense against…

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    Power and the Presidency: Eisenhower and Kennedy

    Mr. Beschloss talked about the presidencies of Dwight Eisenhower and John F. Kennedy. He compared and contrasted their leadership styles and the issues they faced while in…

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