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    Presidential Campaign of 1864

    Panelists talked about factors that had an impact on President Lincoln’s re-election campaign in 1864. They spoke about President Lincoln’s expansion of presidential war powers…

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    Thomas Jefferson in France

    James Thompson talked about Thomas Jefferson’s political philosophy and how his time in Paris in 1784 affected his way of thinking. Mr. Thompson spoke about the five years…

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    Presidential Decision-Making After Vietnam

    Marvin Kalb talked about the impact of the Vietnam War on presidential decision-making. He spoke about military conflicts as well as declared wars, including the wars in Iraq and…

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    Aaron David Miller on The End of Greatness

    Aaron David Miller talked about his book, The End of Greatness: Why America Can’t Have (and Doesn’t Want) Another Great President, in which he argues that a preoccupation with…

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    Reaching New Conservative Audiences

    Panelists talked about how the Republican party could gain new supporters.  br/ This panel was part of a conference commemorating the 50th anniversary of Ronald Reagan’s 1964…

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    Book Discussion on Nation Builder

    Charles Edel talked about his book, Nation Builder: John Quincy Adams and the Grand Strategy of the Republic, about John Quincy Adams' plans for the United States to become a global leader…

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    Book Discussion on Slavery, Race, and Conquest in the Tropics

    Professor Robert May talked about his book, Slavery, Race and Conquest in the Tropics: Lincoln, Douglas, and the Future of Latin America, about how Abraham Lincoln was working to prevent…

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    Use of Presidential Memoranda

    Gregory Korte talked about President Obama’s use of presidential memoranda as a means of executive action. He discussed the frequency of the use of this document by President…

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    Open Phones

    Headlines from the day’s newspapers were read and telephone lines were open for viewer comments on the question: “How Would You Rate President Obama’s Year?” The…

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    President Obama 2014 Year-End News Conference

    President Obama held a year-end news conference befor leaving on his annual holiday vacation with family in Hawaii. He talked about the progress made in the recovery of the…

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    Open Phones on President Obama's Year-End News Conference

    Telephone lines were open for viewer comments following a re-air of President Obama’s year-end news conference. br/ A video clip was shown of President and Mrs. Obama going to…

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    Jeb Bush Possible 2016 Presidential Candidacy

    Matt Lewis talked about former Governor Jeb Bush’s (R-FL) announcement that he was considering running for president in 2016. Mr. Lewis discussed his chances as a moderate…

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    Open Phones

    News headlines were read and phone lines were open for viewer reaction to former Governor Jeb Bush’s (R-FL) decision to consider a presidential run in 2016. br/ Cameron Joseph also…

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    1983 Richard Nixon-Frank Gannon Interviews

    Former Nixon aide Frank Gannon talked about his extended 1983 interviews with former President Richard Nixon on topics including Vietnam, China, Watergate and Nixon’s…

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    White House Press Secretaries

    White House press secretaries from the Ford, Reagan, George H.W. Bush, Clinton, and Obama administrations talked about how the position changed over time and the difficulties they faced…

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    Q&A with Ann Compton

    Ann Compton talked about her 41-year career covering the White House. She talked about covering presidents from Gerald Ford to Barack Obama and shared her personal experiences with…

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    President Ford's Constitutional Legacy

    Panelists at the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum talked about President Ford’s pardon of President Nixon on September 8, 1974.

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    Book Discussion on Away from the White House

    Larry Knutson talked about his book Away from the White House: Presidential Escapes, Retreats, and Vacations. br/ This interview was held at the 347h Annual National Press Club Book Fair…

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    Use of Executive Action

    Julian Zelizer talked by remote video from New York City about President Obama’s use of executive action since the 2014 election. He talked about the possible effect on his…

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    First Ladies' Fashions

    Panelists talked about the ways first ladies' fashions have shaped their identities and public personas. "Project Runway" co-host Tim Gunn moderated. Joining the panel wass Lisa…

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