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    Q&A with Robert Dallek

    Robert Dallek, author of the historical narrative, Camelot’s Court: Inside the Kennedy White House. He described his book as taking an inside look at the brain trust surrounding…

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    The Legacy of John F. Kennedy

    Historians and authors at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library in Boston, Massachusetts talked about President Kennedy’s legacy on the 50th anniversary of his death. Speakers…

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    Book Discussion on Camelot's Court

    Historian Robert Dallek talked about his book, Camelot’s Court: Inside the Kennedy White House, in which he profiles President Kennedy’s team of advisors, which included his…

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    Life Portrait of John F. Kennedy

    In the thirty-fourth in a series on American presidents, scholars discussed the life and career of John F. Kennedy. Among the issues they addressed were his childhood, his Navy career,…

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    American Leaders and the Issues of 1861

    The evening before the 150th anniversary of the attack on Fort Sumter, historians spoke about leadership and the troubling issues of 1861. Edward Ayres projected some graphics as he talked…

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    Release of Pentagon Papers

    Robert Dallek talked about some of the declassified Pentagon Papers that will be released on the 40th anniversary of leak of the original Pentagon Papers to the New York Times. Topics…

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    Book Discussion on The Lost Peace

    Robert Dallek examines the foreign policy decisions made by world leaders from the United States, China, Britain, France, and the Soviet Union following World War II. Mr. Dallek…

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    Historical Perspectives on President Obama's First Year

    Presidential biographer Robert Dallek gave his perspective on President Obama’s first year in office. Starting from an analysis of the foreign policy challenges facing President…

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    Presidents Truman and Reagan and the Cold War

    Robert Dallek and James Mann talked about their books on Presidents Truman and Reagan. The two presidents bookend-ed The Cold War, which ended twenty years previously with fall of the…

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    Vietnam and Afghanistan

    Robert Dallek talked about whether or not parallels exist between the war in Afghanistan and the Vietnam War, and if that kind of thinking can be perilous. He responded to telephone…

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    Book Discussion on Harry S. Truman

    Historian Roberrt Dallek talked about his book Harry S. Truman: The 33rd President, 1945-1953, part of The American Presidents Series (Times Books; September 2, 2008). Mr. Dallek…

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    President Harry Truman

    Robert Dallek talked about the political career and the Presidential tenure of Harry Truman. . He responded to telephone calls and electronic mail. A clip of a President Truman…

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    Book Discussion on Nixon and Kissinger: Partners in Power

    Robert Dallek was interviewed before an audience about his book, Nixon and Kissinger: Partners in Power, published by HarperCollins. He was interviewed by James Warren. He talked…

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    Q&A with Robert Dallek

    Robert Dallek was interviewed about his book Nixon and Kissinger: Partners in Power, published by HarperCollins. He discussed the close, but uneasy, relationship between Secretary of…

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    Book Discussion on Let Every Nation Know: John F. Kennedy in His Own Words

    Robert Dallek and Terry Gollway talked about their book Let Every Nation Know: John F. Kennedy in His Own Words, published by published with a CD by Sourcebooks MediaFusion. The…

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    Presidents, Politics and Power

    Moderated by Mr. Schieffer the panelists talked about how presidents use power. Topics included the constitutional separation of powers, the specific powers allowed the president…

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    Presidential Biographies Panel

    Professor Barrett talked about the book he edited, That Man: An Insider’s Portrait of Franklin D. Roosevelt. Professor Dallek talked about his book, An Unfinished Life: John F.…

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    Book Discussion on An Unfinished Life: John F. Kennedy, 1917-1963

    Robert Dallek talked about his book An Unfinished Life: John F. Kennedy, 1917- 1963, published by Little, Brown and Company. The author described the extent of President…

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    Presidential Records Access

    Authors and historians testified about the release of official presidential papers, their use to academics and journalists, and recent decisions by the Bush administration to withhold…

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    Media Coverage of the Bush Administration

    Participants talked about the media coverage of the Bush Administration. They focused on the Administration’s attempts to manage the media and if the first 100 days are a valid…

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