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    Andrew Jackson and Crisis Management

    Author H.W. Brands talks about President Andrew Jackson’s personal life, marriage, beliefs, temperament, path to office, and presidential crises. He also spoke about the crises…

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    Unconventional Andrew Jackson

    American studies professor Robert Watson talked about the lesser-known stories of Andrew Jackson’s presidency, from his unpopular marriage to his passion for dueling and…

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    First Ladies Rachel Jackson, Emily Donelson, and Angelica Singleton Van Buren

    Patricia Brady and Michael Henderson talked about the life and influence of first ladies Rachel Jackson, Emily Donelson, and Angelica Singleton Van Buren. They responded to telephone…

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    Life Portrait of Andrew Jackson

    In the seventh in a series on American presidents, Andrew Jackson’s life and career were discussed. Robert Remini discussed Jackson’s childhood, his military career and his…

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    Book Discussion on American Lion: Andrew Jackson in the White House

    Jon Meacham talked about his book American Lion: Andrew Jackson in the White House (Random House, November 1, 2008). The book recounts the presidential tenure of Andrew…

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    Andrew Jackson and the Constitution

    Professor Akhil Reed Amar talked about how the presidency of Andrew Jackson transformed the Constitution in ways that still apply. He responded to questions from members of the…

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    Book Discussion on The Papers of Andrew Jackson

    Dan Feller, a University of Tennessee history professor, talked about the 17-volume series, The Papers of Andrew Jackson. The editor and director of the series, he showed the research…

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    Book Discussion on Driven West

    A.J. Langguth recounts President Andrew Jackson’s forced removal of Indian tribes that resided in the Southeast during the 1830s. The author recalls the debates that surrounded…

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    Reassessing President Andrew Jackson

    Historians discussed the legacy of President Andrew Jackson. Daniel Usner moderated a roundtable of presentations on new research. The panelists also responded to questions from…

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    President Jackson and the Civil War

    William Freehling talked about President Andrew Jackson and how his career, thoughts, and actions relate to the origins of the Confederacy and the coming of the Civil War. The…

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    Jon Meacham Interview

    Jon Meacham talked about his book American Lion: Andrew Jackson in the White House (Random House, November 1, 2008). The book, which was awarded the 2009 Pulitzer Prize for biography,…

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    Book Discussion on American Lion

    Jon Meacham talked about his book American Lion: Andrew Jackson in the White House (Random House, November 1, 2008). The book, which was awarded the 2009 Pulitzer Prize for biography,…

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    President Andrew Jackson

    Jon Meacham, author of the book, American Lion: Andrew Jackson in the White House (Random House, November 1, 2008), talked by remote video from New York City about the political career and…

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    Book Discussion on Andrew Jackson and the Constitution

    Gerard Magliocca talked about his book Andrew Jackson and the Constitution: The Rise and Fall of Generational Regimes, published by University Press of Kansas. He described the…

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    Presidential Biography Panel

    Presidential biographers talked about the challenges faced by three very different presidencies. Topics included Jackson’s search for a broader democracy in the 1830s,…

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    Book Discussion on Andrew Jackson and the Politics of Martial Law

    Matthew Warshauer talked about his book Andrew Jackson and the Politics of Martial Law: Nationalism, Civil Liberties, and Partisanship, published by University of Tennessee Press. In…

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    Book Discussion on Andrew Jackson: A Life and Times

    Professor Brands talked about his book Andrew Jackson: His Life and Times. In his book, the author discussed the life and presidency of Andrew Jackson. He followed President Jackson…

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    Book Discussion on The Passions of Andrew Jackson

    Mr. Burstein discussed his new biography of the 7th President of the United States titled, The Passions of Andrew Jackson, published by Alfred A. Knopf. Professor Burnstein…

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    Andrew Jackson and James Madison

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    Andrew Jackson's Foreign Policy

    Professor Grimstead discussed how Andrew Jackson’s foreign policy was developed and practiced. He responded to audience telephone calls, faxes and electronic mail. This was the…

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