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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Why Presidential Sites Matter

    Michael Beschloss gave a keynote address at a conference on presidential sites and libraries. He talked about the importance of presidential sites and what can be learned from…

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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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    75 Years of the National Archives

    The National Archives has been the nation’s record keeper for 75 years. A panel of four researchers, a journalist, historian, university president, and filmmaker, each spoke…

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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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    Lincoln: The President and the Man

    Presidential historian Michael Beschloss discussed President Abraham Lincoln with Professor Richard Norton Smith. Topics included President Lincoln’s character as well as his…

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    Book Discussion on Presidential Courage

    Michael Beschloss was interviewed about his book, Presidential Courage, and responded to viewers' telephone calls.

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    Book Discussion on Presidential Courage

    Michael Beschloss talked about his book, Presidential Courage. After his presentation he responded to audience members' questions.

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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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    Carter Legacy and Post-Presidency

    Moderated by Jon Meacham, the panelists summed up the conference and discussed the Carter legacy and President Carter’s post-presidential activities. Topics included Carter…

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    Carter Administration and Diplomatic Initiatives

    Moderated by Michael Beschloss, former members of the Carter administration talked about foreign policy and diplomatic initiatives beyond the Middle East. Topics included the Panama…

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    Carter Administration and Environmental Policy

    Michael Beschloss made the opening remarks for the second day of the conference, talking about the uniqueness of the Carter campaign and victory and about some of the accomplishments of the…

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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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    Richard J. Daley Urban Forum

    As part of the inaugural Richard J. Daley Urban Forum, Mayor Richard M. Daley spoke about his father’s life. Mr. Beschloss then gave the opening keynote address on the life…

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