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    Middle East Policy

    Former government officials talked about President Obama’s foreign policy approach toward the Middle East. They compared the Obama administration’s foreign policy with the…

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    William Cohen Interview, Part 3

    Former Representative William Cohen (R-ME) spoke about the House Judiciary Committee’s consideration of articles of impeachment agains President Nixon in July 1974.

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    Book Discussion on The Presidents' War

    Chris DeRose talked about his book, The Presidents' War: Six American Presidents and the Civil War That Divided Them, in which he examines the Civil War through five former presidents, John…

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    William Cohen Interview, Part 2

    Former Representative William Cohen (R-ME) spoke about the House Judiciary Committee’s consideration of articles of impeachment agains President Nixon in July 1974.

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    Q&A with Fred Kaplan

    Fred Kaplan, author of John Quincy Adams: American Visionary, talked about the sixth U.S. president and shared his experiences as a biographer of literary and political figures such as Gore…

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    William Cohen Interview, Part 1

    Former Representative William Cohen (R-ME) spoke about the House Judiciary Committee’s consideration of articles of impeachment agains President Nixon in July 1974.

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    Wartime Press

    Panelists talked about the evolution of the American wartime press from the Civil War to the present. They spoke about the relationship between the press and the executive branch, and…

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    Legacy of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis

    Panelists talked about the life and legacy of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis. They described their encounters with the former First Lady after she left the White House, and talked about…

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    World War II Combat Chaplains

    Lyle Dorsett talked about military chaplains during World War II, including the difficulties the chaplains faced and stories from many of their autobiographies. Aprroximately 12,000…

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    Book Discussion on "And Then I Met..."

    Former Representative James Rogan (R-CA) talked about his memoir 'And Then I Met…' Stories of Growing Up, Meeting Famous People, and Annoying the Hell Out of Them, a collection of stories…

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    Panel Discussion on World War I

    H.W. Brands, Tom Palmer, Jon Utley, and John Browne talked about World War I. “World War I: The War to End All Wars” was a panel at FreedomFest, an annual libertarian…

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    Book Discussion on A Spy for the Union

    Corey Recko talked about his book A Spy for the Union: The Life and Execution of Timothy Webster. Timothy Webster was a policeman and then a Pinkerton detective before becoming a spy for…

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    Justice Holmes and the Civil War

    Panelists at the Supreme Court Historical Society talked about the impact of the Civil War on the life of Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.  The 2014 Leon Silverman…

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    Life of Francis Scott Key

    Marc Leepson talked about his book, What So Proudly We Hailed: Francis Scott Key, A Life and described the legacy of the man who wrote the Star-Spangled Banner. A lawyer who argued…

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    Evan Davis on United States v. Nixon, Part 2

    Evan Davis, formerly a senior member of the House Judiciary Committee Impeachment Inquiry Staff, talked about the Watergate inquiry 40 years previously and the Supreme Court case United…

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    Beaverdale Books

    Alice Meyers talked about Beaverdale Books, an independent bookstore in Des Moines, Iowa, that features a special "local authors "section. She also talked about the importance of…

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    United States v. Nixon Oral Argument

    The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral argument in United States v. Nixon concerned the executive privilege of the president regarding his unwillingness to voluntarily turn over tape recordings…

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    Evan Davis on United States v. Nixon, Part 1

    Evan Davis, formerly a senior member of the House Judiciary Committee Impeachment Inquiry Staff, talked about the Watergate inquiry 40 years previously. He talked about the U.S.…

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    House Republican Lawsuit Against President Obama

    Legal scholars testified on the merits and viability of a lawsuit against President Obama brought by Speaker John Boehner and House Republicans to ensure the president was properly and…

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    Politico Playbook Lunch with Dick Cheney and Family

    Former Vice President Dick Cheney, his wife Lynne, and daughter Liz spoke at a Politico Playbook luncheon. The former vice president defended the George W. Bush administration’s…

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