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    Book Discussion on On His Own Terms

    Author and historian Richard Norton Smith discussed his book, On His Own Terms: A Life of Nelson Rockefeller, about Nelson Rockefeller’s political life, presidential aspirations, and…

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    Q&A with Richard Norton Smith

    Richard Norton Smith talked about his book, On His Own Terms: A Life of Nelson Rockefeller, in which he chronicles the life and legacy of America’s 41st Vice…

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    Life and Career of Dick Cheney

    Geoffrey O’Gara talked about the life and career of former Vice President Dick Cheney. Mr. O’Gara shared stories about the former Vice President’s time as a…

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    Dick Cheney's High School Years

    T.J. Claunch talked about former Vice President Dick Cheney’s high school years at Natrona County High School in Caspar, Wyoming. Mr. Claunch, a former classmate of the vice…

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    Role and History of Vice Presidential Candidates

    Joel Goldstein talked about the role and the history of the vice presidency. Topics included the historical significances of the vice president, Mitt Romney’s selection of Paul…

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    Republican Party Presidential Campaign

    Frank Donatelli talked about the Republican Party’s message for its upcoming convention and Mitt Romney’s selection of Representative Paul Ryan (R-WI) as his running…

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    Understanding Richard Nixon's Politics

    A panel discussion on President Richard Nixon focused on politics. Topics included the president’s weak partnership with Vice President Spiro Agnew, his relationship with the…

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    30th Anniversary of Spiro Agnew Resignation

    Mr. Beall talked about his investigation of corruption in Baltimore County government that culminated in the resignation of Vice President Spiro Agnew. To avoid charges of…

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for comments on Vice President Biden’s statement that the Democrats will retain control of the House and Senate in midterm elections. 

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    Vice President Biden's Role

    James Traub talked about his November 29, 2009, New York Times Magazine cover story, “After Cheney: Joe Biden Could Be the Second Most Powerful Vice President in History.” The…

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    Evolution of the Vice Presidency

    Sidney Hart talked about the evolution of the office of vice president and the 14 vice presidents who became president. Almost a third of vice presidents have become president of the…

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    Role of Vice President

    Don Ritchie talked about how the role of Vice President has evolved.

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    Book Discussion on Angler: The Cheney Vice Presidency

    Barton Gellman talked about Vice President Dick Cheney’s influence on national security, economic and environmental policy, and he responded to telephone calls and electronic…

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    White House Daily Briefing

    Dana Perino talked about the signing of the U.S.-Russian Agreement for br/ Peaceful Uses of Nuclear Energy. She announced that the U.S. Agency for International Development is…

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    Role of the Vice President

    Former Vice President Walter Mondale talked about the role of the vice president. Topics included his experience as vice president under Jimmy Carter, important considerations in…

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    Selecting the Vice Presidential Nominees

    Panelists talked about the qualities to be looked for in the next vice president and the political factors that might influence the selection of a running mate in 2008. Vice presidential…

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    Veterans Affairs Secretary Ceremonial Swearing-In

    President Bush swore in Lieutenant General James Peake as the Secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs. He talked about the duties of the Secretary and gave a biographical…

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    Book Discussion on Cheney

    Mr. Hayes was interviewed about his book, Cheney: The Untold Story of America’s Most Powerful and Controversial Vice President, published by HarperCollins. He talked with…

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    White House Daily Briefing

    Ms. Perino briefed reporters and answered questions about a number of issues including Vice President Cheney’s role in the executive and legislative branches, following claims by…

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for comments on “What should be the role of the vice president?”

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