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    Amateur Depictions of George Washington

    Wendy Wick Reaves talked about how George Washington’s contemporaries depicted him in amateur sketches and drawings, including lesser-known images of George Washington that circulated…

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    Lincoln's Legacy and the 13th Amendment

    Panelists talked about the legacy of President Abraham Lincoln and the 13th amendment. Speakers and panelists included William “Bro” Adams, Allen Guelzo, Sidney Blumenthal,…

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    Open Phones

    Headlines from the day’s newspapers were read and telephone lines were open for viewer reactions to the White House response to former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani’s…

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    Obama Administration Priorities

    Supreme Court correspondent Lawrence Hurley talked about upcoming Supremem Court cases on key Obama administration priorities, including the Affordable Care Act, gay marriage, and climate…

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    Open Phones

    Headlines from the day’s newspapers were read and telephone lines were open for viewer reaction to former Governor Jeb Bush’s (R-FL) statement that “I am my own man”…

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    President Lincoln's Overcoat

    When President Lincoln was shot on April 14, 1865, he was wearing a black “Great Coat", or overcoat, inscribed with the words "One Country, One Destiny.” The coat was made…

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    Theodore Roosevelt's Life and Presidency

    Douglas Brinkley, author of The Wilderness Warrior: Theodore Roosevelt and the Crusade for America, talked about the life of President Theodore Roosevelt. Professor Brinkley spoke…

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    Thomas Jefferson's Union

    Professors Gary Gallagher and Peter Onuf talked about the tenets of federalism and the meaning behind the idea of a union of states from the perspective of President Thomas…

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    Ronald Reagan Presidential Campaign Announcement

    Ronald Reagan announced he would seek the Republican nomination for president in the 1980 election. He made his announcement in a recorded video from New York City. He spoke about…

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    Obama Presidency

    Jon Ward talked about a Yahoo!News article, “How Barack Obama Wants to Be the Ronald Reagan of the Left,” on Obama administration efforts to shape the president’s…

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for viewer responses to the question, “Who is your favorite president and why?”

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    Book Discussion on Power Forward

    Reggie Love, former special assistant and personal aide to President Obama, talked about his book, Power Forward: My Presidential Education.

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    George Washington Portraits

    Hugh Howard talked about presidential portraits of George Washington and what audiences can learn about America’s first president from these depictions. He talked about the work…

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    Clinton Administration Economic Policy

    Former members of President Clinton’s administration talked about his economic policies, including the federal budget surplus, health care reform, and welfare tax credits. The Clinton…

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    Book Discussion on The Return of George Washington

    Professor Edward Larson talked about his book, The Return of George Washington: 1783-1789. This biography reveals the importance of General Washington reluctantly coming out of retirement…

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    George Washington and the 1787 Constitutional Convention

    Edward Larson talked about George Washington’s role in the Constitutional Convention of 1787. Washington agreed to participate as the delegate from Virginia and was then voted to…

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    Book Discussion on The Remarkable Education of John Quincy Adams

    Phyllis Lee Levin talked about her book, The Remarkable Education of John Quincy Adams, about the formative years of America’s sixth president. In her book, the author examines…

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    The Widow Lincoln Interview

    Playwright James Still and actor Mary Bacon talked about Ford’s Theatre’s production of The Widow Lincoln, commissioned to mark the 150th anniversary of President…

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    Clinton Adminstration Foreign Policy

    Former members of the Clinton administration talked about the president’s foreign policy strategy and achievements. They spoke about the president’s response to events in…

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    After Words with April Ryan

    April Ryan talked about her book The Presidency in Black and White: My Up-Close View of Three Presidents and Race in America, in which she recounts her over twenty-five year career in…

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