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    Book Discussion on Strategic Failure

    Mark Moyar talked about his book Strategic Failure:How President Obama’s Drone Warfare, Defense Cuts, and Military Amateurism Have Imperiled America, in which he discusses U.S.…

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    Herbert Hoover and World War I Humanitarian Aid

    Panelists talked about the history of the Commission for Relief in Belgium, including Herbert Hoover’s involvement and its effect on current humanitarian aid expectations. Prior…

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    President Johnson Medicare Phone Calls

    This is a C-SPAN radio produced program of President Lyndon B. Johnson’s 1965 White House recordings on Medicare. Audio with still photos.

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    After Words with Ralph Nader

    Ralph Nader talked about his book Return to Sender: Unanswered Letters to the President, 2001-2015, a collection of letters addressed to Presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama…

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    Book Discussion on Measure of a Man

    Martin Greenfield talks about his memoir Measure of a Man: From Auschwitz Survivor to Presidents' Tailor, in which he chronicles his experiences as a prisoner in Auschwitz during World War…

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    Modern First Ladies, Part 3

    Gary Walters, a former White House chief usher, showed slides as he discussed the modern first ladies he served. He served seven first families from 2000-2007. “Portraits and…

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    Modern First Ladies, Part 2

    Patricia Krider discussed modern first ladies. She showed slides as she talked about the first ladies Eleanor Roosevelt through Pat Nixon, who served in what she termed a transitional…

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    Mary Todd Lincoln House

    Executive Director Gwen Thompson gave a tour of the house in which first lady Mary Todd Lincoln was raised. Born in Lexington, Kentucky, in 1818, Mary Todd Lincoln was the fourth of…

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    Modern First Ladies, Part 1

    Panelists discussed modern first ladies Florence Harding, Grace Coolidge, and Lou Hoover. “Paving the Way” was a panel at the 2015 Warren G. Harding Symposium, “The Modern…

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    Book Discussion on Jacksonland

    Steve Inskeep talked about his book Jacksonland: President Andrew Jackson, Cherokee Chief John Ross, and a Great American Land Grab, a dual biography of Andrew Jackson and Cherokee leader…

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    Life of Lillian Carter

    Grant Hayter-Menzies talks about the life of Lillian Carter, President Jimmy Carter’s mother. His book, Lillian Carter: A Compassionate Life, documents her work as a nurse in…

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    President Roosevelt and the New Deal

    Professor Steve Voguit talked about the factors that led to the Great Depression and the actions that President Franklin D. Roosevelt took to help the American people and the economy during…

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    Book Discussion on The Quiet Man

    Former White House Chief of Staff John Sununu talked about his book, The Quiet Man: The Indispensable Presidency of George H.W. Bush. In the book Mr. Sununu discusses the 41st…

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for viewer responses to the question: “Do you have confidence in President Obama’s foreign policy?”

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    President Obama's Legacy

    Richard Norton Smith talked about interpretations of what President Obama’s legacy might be. Topics included recent Supreme Court decisions on same-sex marriage and the…

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    President Gerald R. Ford Birthsite and Gardens

    Ken Backman talked about the Gerald R. Ford Birth Site and Gardens in Omaha, Nebraska. The memorial site commemorates the birth site of Leslie King, Jr., who later became Gerald R.…

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    The Nixon Tapes: Calls with Congress

    President Richard Nixon’s 1971 calls with members of Congress. Participants include Senate Majority Leader Mike Mansfield, Arizona Republican Senator and former presidential…

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    Politico Playbook Breakfast on Obama Administration Policy Priorities

    Politico Chief White House Correspondent Mike Allen hosted a discussion on the Obama administration’s policy priorities. It followed a week of victories for the White House,…

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    Conversation with Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter

    Former President Jimmy Carter and first lady Rosalynn Carter were interviewed by Walter Isaacson at the Aspen Institute. They discussed topics relating to international and domestic…

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for viewer calls on a Politico piece on whether President Obama’s presidency was “reborn” after the Supreme Court decisions of the previous…

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