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    Life Portrait of George H.W. Bush

    In the fortieth in a series on American presidents, scholars discussed the life and career of George Bush. Among the issues they addressed were his naval service, his early political…

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    Life Portrait of Ronald Reagan

    In the thirty-ninth in a series on American presidents, participants discussed the life and career of Ronald Reagan. Among the issues they discussed were his early film career,…

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    Life Portrait of Jimmy Carter

    In the thirty-eighth in a series on American presidents, scholars and historians discussed the life and career of Jimmy Carter. Among the issues they discussed were his childhood in…

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    Life Portrait of Gerald R. Ford

    In the thirty-seventh in a series on American presidents, scholars and historians discussed the life and career of Gerald Ford. Among the issues they discussed were his early career…

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    Life Portrait of Richard M. Nixon

    In the thirty-sixth in a series on American presidents scholars and historians talked the life and career of Richard Nixon. Among the issues they discussed were his family life, his…

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    Life Portrait of Lyndon B. Johnson

    In the thirty-fifth in a series on American presidents, scholars talked about the life and career of Lyndon B. Johnson. Among the issues addressed were his rise to the presidency after…

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    Life Portrait of John F. Kennedy

    In the thirty-fourth in a series on American presidents, scholars discussed the life and career of John F. Kennedy. Among the issues they addressed were his childhood, his Navy career,…

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    Life Portrait of Dwight D. Eisenhower

    In the thirty-third in a series on American presidents, scholars discussed the life and career of Dwight D. Eisenhower. Among the issues they addressed were his childhood, his military…

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    Life Portrait of Harry S. Truman

    In the thirty-second in a series on American presidents, scholars discussed the life and career of Harry S. Truman. Among the issues addressed were his rise to office after the death…

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    Life Portrait of Franklin D. Roosevelt

    In the thirty-first in a series on American presidents, scholars and historians discussed the life and career of Franklin D. Roosevelt. Among the issues they addressed were his early…

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    Life Portrait of Herbert Hoover

    In the thirtieth in a series on American presidents, Historians and scholars talked about the life and career of Herbert Hoover. Among the topics they discussed were Hoover’s…

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    Life Portrait of Calvin Coolidge

    In the twenty-ninth in a series on American presidents, scholars and historians discussed the life and career of Calvin Coolidge. Among the issues they addressed were Coolidge’s…

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    Life Portrait of Warren G. Harding

    In the twenty-eighth in a series on American presidents, scholars discussed the life and career of Warren G. Harding. Among the issues they discussed were his presidential nomination,…

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    Life Portrait of William Howard Taft

    In the twenty-sixth in a series on American presidents Scholars and others discussed the life and career of William Howard Taft. Among the subjects addressed were Taft’s career…

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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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    Life Portrait of Benjamin Harrison

    In the twenty-third in a series on American presidents, scholars and historians discussed the life and career of Benjamin Harrison. Among the issues discussed were his two marriages,…

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    Life Portrait of Grover Cleveland

    In the twenty-second in a series on American presidents, Mr. Cleveland and Mr. Summers discussed the life and career of Grover Cleveland. Ms. Farrell talked about the…

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    Life Portrait of James Garfield

    In the twentieth in a series on American presidents, scholars and historians talked about the life and career of James Garfield from his home in Ohio. Among the issues they addressed…

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    Life Portrait of Rutherford B. Hayes

    In the nineteenth in a series on American presidents, the life and career of Rutherford B. Hayes were discussed. Mr. Hoogenboom and Mr. Bridges talked about President Hayes…

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    Life Portrait of Ulysses S. Grant

    In the eighteenth in a series on American presidents, the life and career of Ulysses S. Grant were discussed. Mr. Simon and Mr. Ballard talked about his military career,…

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