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    Abraham Lincoln and Economic Opportunity

    Harold Holzer talked about President Abraham Lincoln’s outlook on economic growth, opportunity, and equality. He spoke about President Lincoln’s belief that every citizen…

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    White House and the Presidency

    Paul Brandus talked about his book Under This Roof: The White House and the Presidency - 21 Presidents, 21 Rooms, 21 Inside Stories, in which he explains how presidents from George…

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    George Washington's Copy of the Constitution

    President George Washington’s personal copy of the U.S. Constitution and Bill of Rights was recently auctioned at Christie’s in New York City for $9.8 million, the most ever…

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    Universal Newsreel from March 27, 1951

    In this Universal Newsreel segment, FBI Director Herbert Hoover testifies on crime and gambling, and Korean War veterans are shown returning home, including caskets of those who were killed…

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    Book Discussion on George Washington's Journey

    T.H. Breen talked about his book George Washington’s Journey: The President Forges a New Nation, in which he recalls George Washington’s trips across thirteen states during the…

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    Denis McDonough on the Obama Presidency

    Denis McDonough was interviewed by Eugene Robinson about some of the key issues the Obama administration would confront in its final year in office involving the criminal justice system and…

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    Obama Presidency

    Bob Woodward, David Maraniss, Jo Becker, Paul Gigot, and Danielle Allen participated in a panel discussion on the successes and failures of Barack Obama’s presidency. They…

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    National Security Policy

    Deputy National Security Adviser Ben Rhodes took part in a conversation on the Obama administration’s foreign policy and national security strategy. He also discussed his role in…

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    George Washington's and Billy Lee

    James Thompson discusses why George Washington may have granted his personal slave land and freedom. William Lee, known as Billy Lee, was George Washington’s personal slave, and…

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    Book Discussion on Power Wars

    Charlie Savage talked about his book Power Wars: Inside Obama’s Post-9/11 Presidency, in which he argues that President Obama, who came into office saying that he would turn back the…

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    Book Discussion on The Audacity of Hoop

    Alexander Wolff talked about his book, The Audacity of Hoop: Basketball and the Age of Obama, about the impact that basketball has had on the life of President Obama.

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    Book Discussion on The Money Makers and Right Out of California

    Professors Eric Rauchway, author of The Money Makers: How Roosevelt and Keynes Ended the Depression, Defeated Fascism, and Secured a Prosperous Peace, and Kathryn Olmstead, author of Right…

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    President Franklin Roosevelt and the United Nations

    In commemoration of the 70th anniversary of the signing of the United Nations Charter, a panel of experts discussed President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s original vision and compared it…

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    Book Discussion on Lawless

    Professor David Bernstein talked about his book, Lawless: The Obama Administration’s Unprecedented Assault on the Constitution and the Rule of Law. In his book, Professor Bernstein…

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    Presidents and War Powers

    Professor Brooks Simpson talked about the role of the president during wars, including wars waged without a formal congressional declaration. He also spoke about the ways American…

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    Book Discussion on Madison's Hand

    Mary Sarah Bilder talked about her book Madison’s Hand: Revising the Constitutional Convention, in which she examines James Madison’s notes on the 1787 Constitutional…

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    Final Year in Office for Two-Term Presidents

    Author Douglas Brinkley talked about the final year of two-term presidencies and what to expect as President Obama begins the last year of his second term in office.

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    After Words with James Rosen

    James Rosen talked about his book, Cheney One on One: A Candid Conversation with America’s Most Controversial Statesman, about the life and political career of former Vice President…

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    President Franklin Roosevelt 's Four Freedoms Speech 75th Anniversary

    Paul Sparrow, director of the Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum, talked by telephone about what President Roosevelt called the “Four Freedoms” in his January…

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    Bill Clinton's Campaign Appearance

    James Pindell joined by phone to talk about former President Bill Clinton’s upcoming campaign appearance at a town hall meeting in New Hampshire.

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