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    First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy

    Michael Beschloss and Barbara Perry talked about the life and influence of first lady Jacqueline Kennedy and responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Topics included…

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    In Depth with Michael Beschloss

    Michael Beschloss talked about his life and career. He responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.
    A video was shown of Mr. Beschloss giving a tour of President…

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    Book Discussion on Jacqueline Kennedy: Historic Conversations on Life with John F. Kennedy

    In March 1964, Jacqueline Kennedy sat with historian Arthur Schlesinger, Jr., to record seven interviews totaling over eight hours of the first lady’s remembrances of her…

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    Book Discussion on Known and Unknown: A Memoir

    Former Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld discussed his memoir, Known and Unknown (Sentinel, 2011), with historian Michael Beschloss. He also responded to questions from members of…

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    Book Discussion on The Crisis Years: Kennedy and Khrushchev

    Mr. Beschloss provided a history of the relations between President John F. Kennedy and Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev and its impact on the Cold War. Beschloss, a Chicago…

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    Book Discussion on Sarge: The Life and Times of Sargent Shriver

    Following an introduction by Mr. Kantor and a speech by Mr. Shriver, panelists discussed the life and work of humanitarian Sargent Shriver. Mr. Russert moderated the…

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    James MacGregor Burns with Michael Beschloss

    Pulitzer Prize-winning Roosevelt scholar James MacGregor Burns talked with his former student at Williams College, presidential historian and NBC News commentator Michael…

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    Powers and Duties of the President

    Mr. Beschloss discussed the powers contained in the office of the presidency while his remarks were illustrated with pictures and video footage of former presidents.

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    Book Discussion on The Conquerors

    Mr. Beschloss talked about his book The Conquerors: Roosevelt, Truman and the Destruction of Hitler’s Germany, 1941-1945, published by Simon and Schuster. The book details…

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    Power and the Presidency: Eisenhower and Kennedy

    Mr. Beschloss talked about the presidencies of Dwight Eisenhower and John F. Kennedy. He compared and contrasted their leadership styles and the issues they faced while in…

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    1968 - The Year and The Campaign

    Mr. Beschloss and Ms. Thomas spoke on the 1968 presidential election during the first part of a retrospective of the year 1968. The guests discussed the Democratic presidential…

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    News and Documentary Emmy Awards

    The 26th Annual News and Documentary Emmy Awards were presented by the National Television Academy at a black-tie ceremony at the Marriott Marquis hotel in New York City. Newsmakers…

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    Life of Senator Edward Kennedy

    A panel of guests hosted by Mike Barnicle talked about the life of the late Senator Edward M. Kennedy and his book True Compass: The Life of Senator Edward M. Kennedy. Guests reflected on…

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    Legacy of President Lyndon Johnson

    Former White House colleagues spoke about the legacy of President Lyndon B. Johnson at a forum celebrating the 100th birthday of President Johnson. They talked about their experiences…

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    Governing Across Party Lines

    David Axelrod and Josh Bolten talked about partisanship in national politics and how civility and cooperation might return to political discourse. Also participating were Senator Susan…

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    Power and the Presidency

    Mr. Beschloss moderated a panel who spoke about how presidents wielded their power. They recounted personal experiences with various presidents, related the different personal…

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    After Words with Michael Beschloss

    Michael Beschloss was interviewed about his book Presidential Courage: Brave Leaders and How They Changed America, 1789-1989, published by Simon and Schuster. He examined the tough…

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    Michael Beschloss at President Lincoln's Cottage

    Michael Beschloss gave a tour of President Lincoln’s Cottage on the grounds of the Soldiers' Home in Washington. He also talked about visiting historic sites and the book he was…

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    Powers and Duties of the President

    This program deals with the powers and duties of the president of the United States as defined by the Constitution, the Congress, and the Supreme Court. The program outlines the…

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    89th Congress, Lyndon Johnson and the Warren Court

    Participants talked about the impact of domestic and foreign policy during the 89th Congress and under the Johnson administration. Among the topics they addressed were civil rights…

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