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    First Lady Ida McKinley

    Carl Sferrazza Anthony and Richard Norton Smith talked about the life and influence of first lady Ida McKinley and responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Among the…

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    Life Portrait of William McKinley

    In the twenty-fourth in a series on American presidents, historians and scholars discussed the life and career of William McKinley. Among the issues discussed were his family life, his…

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    Ohio Statehouse Tour

    Gregg Dodd gave a tour of the Ohio Statehouse. He pointed out art, architecture, and historical artifacts. Mr. Dodd talked about President Abraham Lincoln’s multiple…

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    Q&A with Scott Miller

    Scott Miller is the author of the new book on the assassination of President William McKinley on September 6, 1901. In the book Mr. Miller examines President McKinley and his assassin,…

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    The Modern Presidency, Part 1

    Presidential historian Richard Norton Smith lectured a class on what he termed the beginning of the "modern presidency". The first portion of the class focused on President William…

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    Presidential Biographers

    Members of a President’s Day panel talked about the presidential biographies they wrote for Times Books' American Presidents series. Mr. Schlesinger, the general editor of…

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    American Presidents Panel

    The panel discussion featured four historians, all of whom contributed biographies to the American Presidents Series, published by Times Books. Panelists talked about their writing…

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    Book Discussion on Murdering McKinley

    Eric Rauchway talked about his book, Murdering McKinley: The Making of Theodore Roosevelt’s America published by Hill and Wang, which recounts how assassin Leon Czolgosz, the late…

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    Book Discussion on Stolen Glory

    Dr. Fisher discussed his new book, Stolen Glory: The McKinley Assassination, published by Alamar Books. In the book, the author chronicles the events leading up to the…

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    1896 Presidential Campaign

    Mr. Ritchie talked about the campaign between Democrat William Jennings Bryan and Republican William McKinley, the historical significance of the campaign and its lessons for…

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    President McKinley Portrayal

    Mr. Wilson, as President McKinley, delivered a speech on the problems of the nation.

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    William McKinley Birthplace

    Mr. Finan talked about the family and childhood home of William McKinley.

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    Papers of William McKinley

    John Sellers talked about the personal and public papers of President McKinley. He focused on papers regarding the war with Spain, his inaugural address, and the lack of personal…

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    William McKinley and the Civil War

    Ms. Reardon talked about President McKinley’s participation in the Battle of Antietam in which he had been a supply sergeant. She also talked about the battle itself and…

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    William McKinley Biographical Vignette

    A short summary was given of William McKinley’s accomplishments and life history.

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    President McKinley Death Anniversary

    Mr. Sellers talked about the life and career of President McKinley, the 25th president of the United States while several photographs and drawings from the Library of Congress…

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    President McKinley Profile

    In the first of an eight part series on the Ohio presidents, the life of William McKinley, the 25th president who served from 1897 to 1901, was profiled. Historians and scholars…

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    McKinley Museum

    During a stop of the C-SPAN School Bus, Mr. Wyss discussed the legacy of the McKinley administration and his subsequent assassination.

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