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    President Kennedy Audio Tapes on the Bay of Pigs

    On April 17, 1961, a U.S.-backed attempt to overthrow Cuban Premier Fidel Castro failed, in what became known as the Bay of Pigs invasion. Audio recordings of President John F. Kennedy…

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    President Obama at Civil Rights Summit

    President Barack Obama gave the keynote address at a three-day Civil Rights Summit hosted by the Lyndon B. Johnson Presidential Library in Austin, Texas. 2014 marked the 50th anniversary…

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    Kent Germany on Martin Luther King and President Johnson

    Professor Kent Germany was interviewed by telephone from Columbia, S.C., about President Johnson’s White House tapes and what his private telephone conversations reveal about his…

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    Panel Discussion on Presidents Eisenhower and Obama

    Daniel Klaidman, author of Kill or Capture: The War on Terror and the Soul of the Obama Presidency and Evan Thomas, author of Ike’s Bluff: President Eisenhower’s Secret Battle…

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    President Obama's Foreign Policy

    Fred Kempe talked about President Obama’s trip abroad, during which the president attended the U.S.-European Union Summit in Brussels, met with Pope Francis in Vatican City, and then…

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for viewers to comment on President Obama’s foreign policy.

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    Inside the First Lady's Office

    Reid Cherlin talked about his New Republic article, “Inside the East Wing: Who Shrank Michelle Obama,” on life working under first lady Michelle Obama.

    This program was part of…

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    45th Anniversary of President Eisenhower's Death

    Washington, DC
    Saturday, March 22, 2014

    On Saturday, March 22, C-SPAN Radio notes the 45th anniversary of the death of General and President Dwight Eisenhower on March 28, 1969, with…

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    George Washington's New Room Restoration

    Historians and curators at George Washington’s Mount Vernon estate talked about George Washington’s “New Room,” which, after 14 months, six hundred thousand dollars,…

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    Presidents and Telephone Diplomacy

    Olivier Knox, who wrote a Yahoo! News story about President Obama’s March 2014 90-minute phone call to Russian President Vladimir Putin about Crimea, talked about the history of…

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    George Washington and the Battle of Trenton

    Historian Phillip Thomas Tucker talked about his book, George Washington’s Surprise Attack: A New Look at the Battle That Decided the Fate of America. in which he provides an in-depth…

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    Book Discussion on Dear Abigail

    Biographer Diane Jacobs recalls the relationship between First Lady Abigail Adams and her sisters, Elizabeth Shaw Peabody and Mary Cranch. The sisters from Weymouth, Massachusetts,…

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    Book Discussion on Astoria

    Peter Stark, correspondent for Outside magazine, talked about his book, Astoria: John Jacob Astor and Thomas Jefferson’s Lost Pacific Empire - A Story of Wealth, Ambition, and…

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    Clinton White House Papers Release

    Wall Street Journal White House Correspondent Colleen McCain Nelson talked about the release of the Clinton White House Papers.

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    Book Discussion on The Hidden White House

    Robert Klara talked about his book, The Hidden White House: Harry Truman and the Reconstruction of America’s Most Famous Residence, in which he recounts the physical improvements made…

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    Book Party for HRC

    Book TV attended a book party for the publication of HRC by Amie Parnes and Jonathan Allen. The co-authors spoke with guests and made informal remarks. The party, co-hosted by The…

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    Affordable Care Act Implementation

    Jonathan Alter talked about his Foreign Affairs Magazine article, “Failure to Launch: How Obama Fumbled Healthcare.gov,” on the implementation of the Affordable Care Act’s…

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    President Obama Remarks at Organizing for Action

    President Obama delivered remarks about his agenda at the Organizing for Action (OFA) summit in the Mandarin Oriental Hotel’s Grand Ballroom in Washington, D.C. He noted that four…

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    1864 Person of the Year, Harold Holzer on Abraham Lincoln

    Each year, Time magazine selects the person who had the most influence on events during the preceding 12 months. Five historians were asked who they believed Time would have selected…

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    Book Discussion on HRC

    Amie Parnes and Jonathan Allen spoke about their biography, HRC: State Secrets and the Rebirth of Hillary Clinton, in which the co-authors look at Clinton’s political career since her…

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