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    The White House: Inside America's Most Famous Home

    The White House: Inside America’s Most Famous Home provides a documentary-style look behind the scenes at White House operations and examines the history of the president’s…

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    The White House: Inside America's Most Famous Home, 2011 Edition

    The White House: Inside America’s Most Famous Home provides a documentary-style look behind the scenes at White House operations and examines the history of the president’s…

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    State of the Union Address Program

    President Bush delivered his seventh and last State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress. C-SPAN coverage of the event included interviews with journalists, members of…

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    1988 George H.W. Bush Speech

    At the 1988 Republican National Convention, Vice President Bush delivered his acceptance speech as the Republican presidential candidate.




    Richard Norton Smith recorded an introduction…

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    Congressional Celebration of Lincoln's 200th Birthday

    President Obama and congressional leaders gathered in the U.S. Capitol Rotunda for a ceremony marking the 200th anniversary of President Abraham Lincoln’s birthday. in his…

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    In Depth with Douglas Brinkley and Richard Norton Smith

    Historians Richard Norton Smith and Douglas Brinkley discussed presidential elections.



    Richard Norton Smith (George Mason University) and Douglas Brinkley (Rice University) talk about…

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    Historical Presidential Leadership Survey

    Edna Greene Medord and Richard Norton Smith talked about the release of the results of C-SPAN’s second Historians Survey of Presidential Leadership, in which a cross-section of…

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    Historians on Theodore Roosevelt

    Historians spoke about Theodore Roosevelt’s presidency and personal style of leadership, and its impact on the operations of the White House.

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    Mary Todd Lincoln House

    Richard Norton Smith talked about President Abraham Lincoln’s wife, Mary Todd Lincoln. This was part of an eight-day President Abraham Lincoln bicentennial tour that…

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    Inaugural Evening Events

    During the evening on Inauguration Day, studio guests spoke about the day’s events and historical meaning of presidential inaugurations. Additionally, attendees at several…

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    Historians on Franklin D. Roosevelt

    Historians spoke about Franklin Roosevelt’s presidency and way in which he used the White House throughout his presidency, including many rooms used during World War II.

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    Historians on George Washington

    Historians spoke about George Washington’s efforts to design and build the White House and city planning for the District of Columbia.

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    2008 Democratic Convention, Day 4 Town Hall

    Telephone lines were open for reaction to the final day of the Democratic National Convention at Invesco Field at Mile High in Denver, Colorado. Highlights were shown.

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    Party Conventions and Nominating Process

    Panelists talked about national party conventions, the history of the presidential nominating system, and changes in the way America now selects its presidential…

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    White House Historians

    Telephone lines were open for comments on spacial C-SPAN White House programming and questions about the history of the residence and its occupants. Historians Richard Norton Smith and…

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    Lincoln Tomb

    Richard Norton Smith talked about President Abraham Lincoln’s funeral and tomb. This was part of an eight-day President Abraham Lincoln bicentennial tour that Mr. Smith was…

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    Lincoln Birthday Tribute

    First lady Laura Bush welcomed dignitaries and representatives of Ford’s Theatre and talked about President Lincoln’s love of the performing arts. She noted that February…

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    Lincoln at 200: The Presidential Standard

    Historian Richard Norton Smith spoke about Abraham Lincoln’s presidential legacy 200 years after his birth. He compared Lincoln against other presidents, including President…

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    National Governors Association Opening Session

    Ceremonies were held in recognition of the Centennial Meeting of the National Governors Association (NGA). Retrospective videos were also shown. Then current and former governors…

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    Lincoln's New Salem

    Scenes were shown of Lincoln’s New Salem State Historic Site, a reconstruction of the village where Abraham Lincoln spent his early adulthood. This was part of an eight-day…

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