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    Book Discussion on The Remarkable Education of John Quincy Adams

    Phyllis Lee Levin talked about her book, The Remarkable Education of John Quincy Adams, about the formative years of America’s sixth president. In her book, the author examines…

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    Adams Family Correspondence

    Panelists talked about the correspondence between John and Abigail Adams and their son John Quincy Adams and his wife, Louisa. This panel took place at an event marking John and Abigail…

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    Book Discussion on Nation Builder

    Charles Edel talked about his book, Nation Builder: John Quincy Adams and the Grand Strategy of the Republic, about John Quincy Adams' plans for the United States to become a global leader…

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    Book Discussion on John Quincy Adams

    Fred Kaplan talked about his biography, John Quincy Adams: American Visionary, in which he argues that even though John Quincy Adams was not remembered for being a great president, he was…

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    Q&A with Fred Kaplan

    Fred Kaplan, author of John Quincy Adams: American Visionary, talked about the sixth U.S. president and shared his experiences as a biographer of literary and political figures such as Gore…

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    First Ladies Elizabeth Monroe and Louisa Catherine Adams

    Richard Norton Smith, Daniel Preston, and Amanda Mathews talked about the life and influence of first ladies Elizabeth Monroe and Louisa Catherine Adams and responded to telephone calls and…

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    First Lady Abigail Adams

    Edith Gelles and Jim Taylor talked about the life and influence of first lady Abigail Adams and responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Others spoke in videos from…

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    Book Discussion on John Quincy Adams

    Author Harlow Giles Unger discussed his book, John Quincy Adams, suggesting that Adams was one of the most courageous figures in American history. He also responded to questions from…

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    John Q. Adams and the Congressional Cemetery

    Mr. Ritchie discussed the career of John Quincy Adams in the House of Representatives after his term as president. He also focused on Adams' death and his temporary interment in…

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    Book Discussion on Mr. Adams's Last Crusade

    Joseph Wheelan talked about his book Mr. Adams’s Last Crusade: John Quincy Adams’s Extraordinary Post-Presidential Life in Congress, published by PublicAffairs. In his…

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    Presidential History Tour: Adams

    As part of a presidential history tour, Mr. Smith lead a tour of the Adams National Historical Park and other locations associated with John Adams and John Quincy Adams.

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    John Adams Memorial

    Historians and lawmakers spoke to reporters about proposed legislation to establish a memorial to President John Adams. Following their remarks they answered questions from reporters.

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    Parlor Politics

    Ms. Allgor and Mr. Mattern discussed 18th and 19th century women’s politics including the political lives of James and Dolley Madison and other politicians in…

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    John Quincy Adams

    Mr. Nagel talked about the life and career of John Quincy Adams, the first son of a president to be elected to the same office in his own right. He also responded to audience…

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    Smithsonian Institution

    Pamela Henson discussed the role of Presidents Andrew Jackson and John Q. Adams in the creation of the Smithsonian Institution along with the institutes early years and expansion.

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    Life Portrait of John Quincy Adams

    In the sixth of a series of life portraits of American presidents, the guests discussed the life and career of John Quincy Adams and responded to audience telephone calls. They also…

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    John Quincy Adams Biographical Vignette

    A brief summary was shown of the accomplishments and life history of John Quincy Adams, sixth president of the United States, illustrated by paintings and statues.

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    Adams National Historic Site

    Ms. Keinath talked about the site, home to the Adams family for generations.

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    The Madisons and the Octagon

    Ms. Platzer and Ms. Schulman talked about the Octagon, and the Madison presidency. They also took audience calls, faxes, and electronic mail.

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