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    President Ronald Reagan

    Carl Cannon talked about the political career and the Presidential tenure of Ronald Reagan, and he responded to telephone calls and electronic mail. Mr. Cannon is the co-author of…

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    President Thomas Jefferson

    Appearing by remote access from New York City, Annette Gordon-Reed talked about the political career and the presidential tenure of Thomas Jefferson. She responded to telephone calls…

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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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    White House Historians

    Telephone lines were open for comments and questions about President Lincoln’s White House. Harold Holzer responded to the comments and questions as part of C-SPAN’s White…

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    White House Week

    Delia Rios talked about C-SPAN’s White House Week.

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    President Franklin Roosevelt

    Appearing by remote access from Austin, Texas, H.W. Brands talked about the political career and the presidential tenure of Franklin Delano Roosevelt. Mr. Brands is the author of…

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    Making of the White House Series

    Mr. Farkas and Mr. Reilly spoke about the making of C-SPAN’s documentary on the history and operation of the White House, as well as their experiences and impressions of the…

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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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    President Harry Truman

    Robert Dallek talked about the political career and the Presidential tenure of Harry Truman. . He responded to telephone calls and electronic mail. A clip of a President Truman…

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    White House Historians

    Telephone lines were open for comments on spacial C-SPAN White House programming and questions about the history of the residence and its occupants. Historians Richard Norton Smith and…

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    President George Washington

    Appearing by remote access from Chicopee, Massachusetts, Joseph Ellis talked about George Washington as a military and political leader and responded to telephone calls and electronic…

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    White House Week Video of Oval Office

    Video footage of the Oval Office.



    Thursday night of White House Week.

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    White House Week Programming Update

    Video footage of Solarium, preview promotion.


    Thursday night of White House Week.

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    Q&A with William Seale

    William Seale talked about his book The President’s House: A History (The Johns Hopkins University Press; 2nd edition, April 23, 2008/ White House Historical Association; Deluxe…

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    White House Week Preview

    Mark Farkas talked about the highlights of C-SPAN’s White House week, which would kick off Sunday night with the 90-minute C-SPAN original production “The White House: Inside…

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    Historians on Lyndon B. Johnson

    Historians spoke about Lyndon Johnson’s White House and related several anecdotes about Presidents Johnson’s activities in the residence.

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    Historians on George Washington

    Historians spoke about George Washington’s efforts to design and build the White House and city planning for the District of Columbia.

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    Tour of the White House Pastry Kitchen

    White House pastry chef, Bill Yosses, conducted a tour of the pastry kitchen as the staff prepared for a state dinner for Queen Elizabeth II. He spoke about the desert menu, decorating…

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    Tour of the White House Kitchen

    White House Executive Chef, Christeta Comerford, spoke about kitchen operations, the preparation of meals for official dinners, and special preparations being made for a state dinner for…

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    Role of the White House Military Aide

    Alan Merten, former White House military aide from 1965-66, spoke about his experiences at the White House during the Johnson administration, the role of the military staff, and…

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