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    Q&A with Kurt Deion

    Kurt Deion talked about his visits to the graves of presidents and vice presidents. Among other topics he discussed his interest in U.S. history, and his experiences meeting former…

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    Former President Jimmy Carter News Conference on Cancer Diagnosis

    Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter discussed his cancer diagnosis. He said that melanoma which first occurred in his liver had spread to his brain, and that he would begin treatment…

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    Presidential Summer Reading List

    A list of the books President Obama was reading the summer of 2015.

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    Book Discussion on American Warlords

    Jonathan Jordan talked about his book, American Warlords: How Roosevelt’s High Command Led America to Victory in World War II, about the roles played by Henry Stimson, General…

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    Book Discussion on The Last Campaign

    Anthony Clark talked about his book, The Last Campaign: How Presidents Rewrite History, Run for Posterity and Enshrine Their Legacies, about about the politics behind the presidential…

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    Lincoln's Antislavery Politics

    James Oakes talked about Abraham Lincoln’s relationship with abolitionist movements and antislavery politics. Mr. Oakes spoke about the abolitionist movements of the day and…

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    Book Discussion on Being Nixon

    Evan Thomas talked about his book Being Nixon: A Man Divided, in which he chronicles the life of America’s 37th president.

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    Presidential Departure for Martha's Vineyard

    President Obama and members of his family were seen boarding Marine One to begin a 17-day vacation on Martha’s Vineyard.

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    Voting Rights Act of 1965

    Joseph Califano and Kent Germany participated in an American History TV roundtable on the Voting Rights Act of 1965. The program featured White House recordings of President Lyndon Johnson.

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    Book Discussion on Fortune's Fool

    Terry Alford talked about his book Fortune’s Fool: The Life of John Wilkes Booth, in which he recalls the life of John Wilkes Booth, from his childhood in Maryland to his acting…

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    Woodrow Wilson's Boyhood Home

    Erick Montgomery gave a tour of the Woodrow Wilson’s boyhood home in Augusta, Georgia. President Wilson grew up in Augusta as the son of a Presbyterian preacher. C-SPAN’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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    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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    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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