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    Book Discussion on The Great Divide

    Historian Thomas Fleming talked about his book The Great Divide: The Conflict Between Washington and Jefferson That Defined A Nation, in which he examines the differences of political…

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    Winston Churchill and American Presidents

    Professor John Maurer talked about Winston Churchill’s relationship with American presidents, including Teddy Roosevelt, Calvin Coolidge, and Franklin Roosevelt. Professor Maurer…

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    Book Discussion on Hissing Cousins

    Marc Peyser and Timothy Dwyer talked about their book Hissing Cousins: The Untold Story of Eleanor Roosevelt and Alice Roosevelt Longworth, in which they discuss the tumultuous relationship…

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    Book Discussion on Becoming Madison

    Michael Signer talked about his book, Becoming Madison: The Extraordinary Origins of the Least Likely Founding Father, and responded to questions from the audience. He spoke in the James…

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    American Exceptionalism

    House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) talked about the influence of Presidents Ronald Reagan and Abraham Lincoln on his life in politics and his belief in American…

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    Book Discussion on Democracy's Muse

    Andrew Burstein talked about his book Democracy’s Muse: How Thomas Jefferson Became an FDR Liberal, a Reagan Republican, and a Tea Party Fanatic, All the While Being Dead, in which he…

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    The War Ends in Europe

    This 1945 United News reel about Victory in Europe day includes clips of the signing of the surrender and President Truman making the official statement.

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    Lincoln Assassination Conspirators

    Professor Ralph Nurnberger talked about John Wilkes Booth and the small group of conspirators who planned to kidnap President Abraham Lincoln, but decided instead on a plan to assassinate…

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    President Lincoln's Funeral Train Journey

    Guy C. Fraker talked about the 150th anniversary of Lincoln’s funeral and the journey from Washington, D.C., to Springfield, Illinois, in April of 1865.

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    Book Discussion on Clinton Cash

    Peter Schweizer talked about his book Clinton Cash: The Untold Story of How Foreign Governments and Businesses Made Bill and Hillary Clinton Rich, in which he discusses Bill and Hillary…

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    Presidential War Powers

    Panelists talked about the legal framework surrounding the use of military force abroad, including the president’s power to conduct military operations without additional…

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    Lincoln Funeral Train Car Replica

    Dave Kloke and Linda Pesch talked about the Lincoln funeral train car that carried Abraham Lincoln’s body back from Washington, D.C., to Springfield, Illinois, in April 1865.…

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    Ronald Reagan Symposium, Panel 1

    Panelists talked about the controversy that surrounded President Reagan’s use of the phrase “Evil Empire” to describe the Soviet Union, as well as his mandate to Russian…

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    President Lincoln's Funeral 150th Anniversary

    American History TV presented live coverage from Springfield, Illinois, on the 150th anniversary of President Lincoln’s funeral. Coverage included a reenactment of the funeral…

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    President Lincoln's Assassination

    David Reynolds, editor of Lincoln’s Selected Writings, talked about actor John Wilkes Booth, who assassinated President Lincoln as the Civil War came to an end in April 1865.

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    Lincoln's Funeral Hearse

    P.J. Staab talked about his attempt to duplicate the hearse from President Lincoln’s funeral. Mr. Staab, president of Staab Funeral Home, described the creativity and…

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    White House State Dinner for Japanese Prime Minister

    Emily Heil was interviewed in the Washington Post newsroom about the state dinner held in the White House for the Japanese prime minister and his wife April 28, 2015. Video was shown of a…

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    After Words with Peter Slevin

    Peter Slevin talked about his book, Michelle Obama: A Life, about the life of the first lady from childhood through the White House. Mr. Slevin was interviewed by Cassandra…

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    President Lincoln's Funeral Train

    Actor Fritz Klein portrayed President Lincoln at the B&O Railroad Museum in Baltimore, where Lincoln’s Funeral Train traveled en route to his burial place in Springfield,…

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    Grant Memorial Dedication

    This 1922 U.S. Army Signal Corps silent film of the dedication of the Grant Memorial, held on the U.S. capitol grounds, included marching bands and a parade of American Civil War veterans.

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