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    Universal Newsreel from March 27, 1951

    In this Universal Newsreel segment, FBI Director Herbert Hoover testifies on crime and gambling, and Korean War veterans are shown returning home, including caskets of those who were killed…

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    Book Discussion on Hoover's War on Gays

    Douglas Charles talked about his book, Hoover’s War on Gays: Exposing the FBI’s “Sex Deviates” Program. Between 1930 and the mid-1970s, the FBI accumulated more than…

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    Herbert Hoover and World War I Humanitarian Aid

    Panelists talked about the history of the Commission for Relief in Belgium, including Herbert Hoover’s involvement and its effect on current humanitarian aid expectations. Prior…

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    Modern First Ladies, Part 1

    Panelists discussed modern first ladies Florence Harding, Grace Coolidge, and Lou Hoover. “Paving the Way” was a panel at the 2015 Warren G. Harding Symposium, “The Modern…

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    A Conversation with Herbert Hoover

    A Conversation with Herbert Hoover is a 1960 film in which Ray Henle interviews the 31st President of the United States. Among other topics, President Hoover talked about the Hoover…

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    After Words with George Nash

    George Nash, editor of The Crusade Years 1933-1955: Herbert Hoover’s Lost Memoir of the New Deal Era and Its Aftermath, talked about what is referred to as “the missing…

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    First Lady Lou Hoover

    Annette Dunlap and Emily Charnock talked about the life and influence of first lady Lou Hoover and responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Active outdoors, Lou…

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    Life Portrait of Herbert Hoover

    In the thirtieth in a series on American presidents, Historians and scholars talked about the life and career of Herbert Hoover. Among the topics they discussed were Hoover’s…

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    Herbert Hoover’s Secret History of the Second World War and its Aftermath

    Historian George Nash discussed Herbert Hoover’s manuscript, Freedom Betrayed: Herbert Hoover’s Secret History of the Second World War and Its Aftermath, which was edited by…

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    George Nash on Herbert Hoover

    Herbert Hoover biographer George Nash talks about the complexity of the 31st president’s administration and legacy. Mr. Nash argued that Herbert Hoover was a much more…

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    Herbert Hoover and the Jewish Vote

    History Professor Sonja Schoepf Wentling talked about the relationship between President Herbert Hoover and prominent Jewish political leaders in the 1920s. She argued Hoover’s work…

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    America's Foreign Policy at Mid-Century

    Historians discuss the significant change in America’s foreign policy in the wake of World War II. Prior to this war, America was committed to a non-interventionism, reflecting…

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    First Ladies Through the Eyes of Descendants

    Descendants of first ladies, a great-granddaughter of Lou Hoover, a grandson of Bess Truman, and a daughter of Betty Ford recalled life as members of a presidential family and the impact on…

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    African-American History in Washington, D.C., Part 3

    Coming up is a program on African-American work and life in Washington, D.C. - especially in the area around the White House known as President’s Park.  We’ll hear about…

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    After Words with George Nash

    Former President Herbert Hoover wrote about World War II and the Cold War in what has been called a magnum opus, published 50 years after he completed it. In the book he sharply…

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    President Herbert Hoover

    William Leuchtenburg talked about the political career and presidential tenure of Herbert Hoover. Professor Leuchtenburg discussed the Hoover presidency, the 1929 stock market crash,…

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    1960 Republican National Convention Address

    Former President Herbert Hoover addressed the 1960 Republican National Convention. The video is provided by the NBC News Archives.

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    Book Discussion on Hoover, The Fishing President

    Hal Elliott Wert talked about his book Hoover, The Fishing President: Portrait of the Private Man and His Life Outdoors, published by Stackpole Books. He was interviewed by the crew of…

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    Herbert Hoover Presidential Library

    The first in a series on presidential libraries focused on Herbert Hoover’s life and career using rarely-seen materials housed at the library. Guests talked about the…

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    After Words with David Pietrusza

    David Pietrusza was interviewed about his book 1920: The Year of the Six Presidents, published by Carroll and Graf. The presidential election of 1920 was the only time in the…

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