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    Hyde Park Roosevelts

    Geoffrey Ward, principle scriptwriter for the 2014 Ken Burns PBS documentary “The Roosevelts,” spoke about the Roosevelt family. He spoke with CBS correspondent Lesley…

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    Book Discussion on The Presidents and the Constitution

    Constitutional scholars examine how each president has related to the Constitution and how their respective tenures have affected the document. Panelists included Ken Gormley, editor…

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    Presidents James K. Polk and Andrew Johnson Collections

    Wayne Moore showed items from the James K. Polk and Andrew Johnson collections that are housed at the Tennessee State Library and Archives. He showed items such as letters,…

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    Andrew Jackson's Hermitage

    Howard Kittell gave a tour of Andrew Jackson’s Hermitage, the place that Andrew and Rachel Jackson called home from 1804 through President Jackson’s death in 1845.…

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    "Born for a Storm" Exhibit

    Howard Kittell gave a tour of the “Andrew Jackson: Born For a Storm” exhibit at Andrew Jackson’s Hermitage. The exhibit tells the story of Andrew Jackson from his…

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    Thomas Jefferson and Election of 1800

    Andrew O’Shaughnessy talked about the election of 1800 and Thomas Jefferson’s “peaceful revolution.” He argued that the election was one of the most toxic in U.S.…

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    President Obama and Washington, D.C.

    William Seale talked about President Obama’s decision to stay in Washington, D.C., after he leaves office. Mr. Seale talked about why that is so rare, and described the…

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    Book Discussion on A Self-Made Man

    Sidney Blumenthal talked about his book, A Self-Made Man: The Political Life of Abraham Lincoln. He spoke at Jones College Prep High School at the 2016 Chicago Tribune Printers Row Lit…

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    1976 Republican National Convention

    Author Craig Shirley talked about the legacy of the 1976 Republican National Convention, during which former President Gerald Ford was nominated to be the party’s presidential…

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    George Washington in Retirement

    Peter Henriques talked about George Washington’s life in retirement, and his conflicting desires to live a private life and to be an active political player.

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    Conservative Students and Political Activism, Part 1

    Bay Buchanan talked with college students about the importance of leadership. Ms. Buchanan expressed her support for Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, saying he…

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    Vietnam War Commanders in Chief

    Former presidential aides discussed the roles of Presidents Lyndon Johnson and Richard Nixon during the Vietnam War era. They were joined by historian to explore the foreign policy of…

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    Dwight D. Eisenhower Campaign Announcement

    General Dwight D. Eisenhower (Retired) kicked off his presidential campaign from his hometown of Abilene, Kansas. At the start of 1952, General Eisenhower was still in the military,…

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    Chief Justices and Presidents

    Professor Akhil Reed Amar talked about the complex relationship between chief justices of the United States and American presidents. He looked back to the first appointed chief…

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    Medal of Honor Ceremony for Vietnam Veterans

    President Johnson awarded the Medal of Honor to five veterans of the Vietnam War: Chaplin Angelo J. Liteky, Captain James Allen Taylor, Sergeant Sammy Lee Davis, Specialist Dwight Hal…

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    President Johnson Vietnam War Press Conference

    President Johnson briefed reporters and responded to questions on the Vietnam War. He responded to questions on force levels and increased tensions in Vietnam, and reflected on his…

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    The President: November 1967

    This film reports on President Lyndon Johnson’s activities in November 1967. Scenes included the arrival of King Mahendra of Nepal, the signing of the Public Broadcasting Act of 1967,…

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    Book Discussion on Most Blessed of the Patriarchs

    Annette Gordon Reed and Peter Onuf spoke about their book, Most Blessed of the Patriarchs: Thomas Jefferson and the Empire of the Imagination. They spoke from the H.L. Mencken Non-Fiction…

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    Dwight D. Eisenhower and Ronald Reagan

    Gene Kopelson talked about Dwight D. Eisenhower’s behind-the-scenes mentoring of Ronald Reagan, and the pivotal role the former president played in Reagan’s political evolution…

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    President Ford Campaign Rally in Johnson City, Tennessee

    President Gerald Ford spoke at a campaign rally in Tennessee during the 1976 presidential campaign. President Ford went on to win the Tennessee Republican primary by less than one…

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