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    Life of Lillian Carter

    Grant Hayter-Menzies talks about the life of Lillian Carter, President Jimmy Carter’s mother. His book, Lillian Carter: A Compassionate Life, documents her work as a nurse in…

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    Book Discussion on Hissing Cousins

    Marc Peyser and Timothy Dwyer talked about their book Hissing Cousins: The Untold Story of Eleanor Roosevelt and Alice Roosevelt Longworth, in which they discuss the tumultuous relationship…

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    Leadership of First Lady Laura Bush

    Researchers and former George W. Bush administration officials talked about the leadership of former First Lady Laura Bush. They discussed what she brought to the position and how she…

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    Open Phones

    Headlines from the day’s newspapers were read and telephone lines were open for viewer reaction to former Governor Jeb Bush’s (R-FL) statement that “I am my own man”…

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    The Widow Lincoln Interview

    Playwright James Still and actor Mary Bacon talked about Ford’s Theatre’s production of The Widow Lincoln, commissioned to mark the 150th anniversary of President…

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    Jeb Bush Possible 2016 Presidential Candidacy

    Matt Lewis talked about former Governor Jeb Bush’s (R-FL) announcement that he was considering running for president in 2016. Mr. Lewis discussed his chances as a moderate…

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    Open Phones

    News headlines were read and phone lines were open for viewer reaction to former Governor Jeb Bush’s (R-FL) decision to consider a presidential run in 2016. Cameron Joseph also spoke…

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    Book Discussion on Away from the White House

    Larry Knutson talked about his book Away from the White House: Presidential Escapes, Retreats, and Vacations. This interview was held at the 347th Annual National Press Club Book Fair and…

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    First Ladies' Fashions

    Panelists talked about the ways first ladies' fashions have shaped their identities and public personas. "Project Runway" co-host Tim Gunn moderated. Joining the panel wass Lisa…

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    Book Discussion on 41

    President George W. Bush talked about his biography, 41: A Portrait of My Father. He spoke with Andy Card, who served as White House Chief of Staff for President George W. Bush and…

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    Book Discussion on An Obama's Journey

    Mark Obama Ndesandjo, President Barack Obama’s half-brother, talked about his book, An Obama’s Journey: My Odyssey of Self-Discovery across Three Cultures, in which he discusses…

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    Ken Burns on The Roosevelts: An Intimate History

    Ken Burns spoke at a National Press Club luncheon about his documentary series, The Roosevelts: An Intimate History, in which he chronicles the lives of Theodore, Franklin, and Eleanor…

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    Filmmaker Ken Burns on The Roosevelts

    Ken Burns talked about his 14-hour, seven part PBS documentary The Roosevelts: An Intimate History. The film chronicles the lives of Theodore, Franklin, and Eleanor Roosevelt, three members…

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    After Words with Daniel Halper

    Daniel Halper talked about his book, Clinton, Inc.: The Audacious Rebuilding of a Political Machine, in which he looks at what he calls the country’s most powerful political couple…

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    First Lady Pat Nixon Welcomes Pandas from China

    First lady Pat Nixon made remarks at the National Zoo in Washington, DC upon the arrival of Pandas from China in 1972.

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    Book Discussion on Dear Abigail

    Biographer Diane Jacobs recalls the relationship between first lady Abigail Adams and her sisters, Elizabeth Shaw Peabody and Mary Cranch. The sisters from Weymouth, Massachusetts,…

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    Hillary Clinton's Career and Political Future

    Jonathan Allen and Amie Parnes talked about the book they co-authored, HRC, which gives an inside look into former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s career and her potential…

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on the Washington Free Beacon online newspaper article about former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. The story, about her time as first…

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    Lynda Johnson Robb Interview

    Lynda Johnson Robb was interviewed in at the Lyndon Baines Johnson Library in Austin, Texas, about her mother, former first lady Lady Bird Johnson. She shared personal memories of her…

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    First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt

    Allida Black and Douglas Brinkley talked about the life and influence of first lady Eleanor Roosevelt and responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Topics included…

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