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    The Political Battle for the Civil Rights Act of 1964

    Todd Purdum talked about his book, An Idea Whose Time Has Come: Two Presidents, Two Parties, and the Battle for the Civil Rights Act of 1964, in which he recounts the political battle to…

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    50th Anniversary of the Warren Commission

    James Swanson talked about the formation, goals, and legacy of the Warren Commission, which was established to investigate the assassination of President John F. Kennedy in 1963.…

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    Book Discussion on When Angels Wept

    Eric Swedin talked about his book, When Angels Wept: The What-If History of the Cuban Missile Crisis, in which he explores the Cuban Missile Crisis and asks what would have happened if…

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    President Kennedy Audio Tapes on the Bay of Pigs

    On April 17, 1961, a U.S.-backed attempt to overthrow Cuban Premier Fidel Castro failed, in what became known as the Bay of Pigs invasion. Audio recordings of President John F. Kennedy…

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    Death in the White House

    Panelists talked about Presidents Franklin Pierce, Calvin Coolidge, Abraham Lincoln and John Kennedy, who all lost sons during their time in office. This panel was part of the event…

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    Q&A with Robert Dallek

    Robert Dallek, author of the historical narrative, Camelot’s Court: Inside the Kennedy White House. He described his book as taking an inside look at the brain trust surrounding…

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    John F. Kennedy's Foreign Policy

    Iowa State University History Professor Charles Dobbs talked about President John F. Kennedy’s foreign policy. Topics included the failed Bay of Pigs invasion in Cuba, the…

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    Book Discussion on The Man Who Killed Kennedy

    Political strategist and consultant Roger Stone talked about his book, The Man Who Killed Kennedy: The Case Against LBJ, in which he presents his thoughts on who was responsible for the…

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    Book Discussion on November 22, 1963 and Kennedy and Reagan

    Dean Owen, author of November 22, 1963: Reflections on the Life, Assassination, and Legacy of John F. Kennedy and Scott Farris, author of Kennedy and Reagan: Why Their Legacies Endure,…

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    Book Discussion on End of Days

    James Swanson talked about his book, End of Days: The Assassination of John F. Kennedy, in which he recounts the assassination of President John F. Kennedy in Dallas on November 22, 1963.…

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    Dallas and the Kennedy Assassination

    Journalists Lawrence Wright and Jim Lehrer talked about the political atmosphere of Dallas leading up to the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, and the changes to the city since…

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    Book Discussion on Five Days in November

    Former Secret Service agent Clint Hill who was present during the assassination of President John F. Kennedy on November 22, 1963, talked about his book, Five Days in November, in which he…

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    Lady Bird Johnson and the Kennedy Assassination

    Historian Betty Caroli spoke about Lady Bird Johnson and her role during and immediately following President John F. Kennedy’s assassination.

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    Book Discussion on JFK in the Senate

    John Shaw, congressional correspondent for Market News International, talked about his book, JFK in the Senate: Pathway to the Presidency. In the book he recounts John F. Kennedy’s as…

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    Presidential Commission on the Status of Women

    Panelists talked about the work of President John F. Kennedy’s Commission on the Status of Women, which documented extensive discrimination against women in the workplace and in…

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    Kennedy Assassination Conspiracy Theories, Oliver Stone

    Film director Oliver Stone talked about his documentary series, Oliver Stone’s Untold History of the United States. Mr. Stone took questions from the audience about the series…

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    Kennedy Assassination Conspiracy Theories, Panel Discussion

    Panelists discussed the findings in the U.S. government’s official investigations of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, from the Warren Commission in 1964 to the…

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    Kennedy Assassination Conspiracy Theories, Robert Tanenbaum and James Lesar

    Robert Tanenbaum and James Lesar talked about theories surrounding the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. Mr. Tanenbaum reviewed the government’s conduct in the…

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    Kennedy Assassination Conspiracy Theories, Rex Bradford

    Rex Bradford, vice president of the Assassination Archives and Research Center, talked about the findings of the “Church Committee,” headed by Idaho Senator Frank…

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    Kennedy Assassination Conspiracy Theories, Mark Lane and Joan Mellen

    Mark Lane, author of Rush to Judgment, and Joan Mellen, author of A Farewell to Justice, talked about conspiracy theories surrounding the assassination of President John F.…

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