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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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    Book Discussion on John Quincy Adams

    Mr. Nagel talked about his new book, John Quincy Adams: A Public Life, A Private Life, published by Knopf. The book details the complex personality of President Adams and his…

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    Adams National Historic Site

    Deputy Superintendent Keinath described Alexis de Tocqueville’s meeting with President John Quincy Adams in 1831. Scenes were shown of the Adams National Historic Site and of United…

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    Washington Journal: Monday

    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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    James Monroe and John Quincy Adams

    Mr. Smith spoke about how the fifth president, James Monroe, who served from 1817 to 1825, and John Quincy Adams, his secretary of state, reshaped U.S. nationalism during the…

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