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    John Kennedy Presidential Library

    The fifth in a series on presidential libraries focused on the life and career of John F. Kennedy through rarely seen film and sound recordings, as well as letters, documents and artifacts…

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    Harry S. Truman Presidential Library

    The third in a series on presidential libraries focused on Harry S. Truman’s life and career using rarely seen film and sound recordings, as well as letters, documents and artifacts…

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    Dwight D. Eisenhower Presidential Library

    The fourth in a series on presidential libraries focused on Dwight D. Eisenhower’s life and career were discussed through rarely seen film and sound recordings, as well as letters,…

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    William Clinton Presidential Library

    The twelfth in a series on presidential libraries focused on Bill Clinton’s life and career using rarely seen film and sound recordings, as well as letters, documents and artifacts…

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    Ronald Reagan Presidential Library

    The tenth in a series on presidential libraries focused on Ronald W. Reagan’s life and career using rarely seen film and sound recordings, as well as letters, documents and artifacts…

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    Q&A with Richard Norton Smith and Douglas Brinkley

    Historians Richard Norton Smith and Douglas Brinkley talked about their work and their profession.
    Richard Norton Smith currently teaches at George Mason University and is working on a…

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    Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library

    The second in a series on presidential libraries focused on Franklin D. Roosevelt’s life and career through rarely seen film and sound recordings, as well as letters, documents and…

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    Lyndon B. Johnson Presidential Library

    The sixth in a series on presidential libraries focused on Lyndon B. Johnson’s life and career through rarely seen film and sound recordings, as well as letters, documents and…

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    Herbert Hoover Presidential Library

    The first in a series on presidential libraries focused on Herbert Hoover’s life and career using rarely-seen materials housed at the library. Guests talked about the…

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    Richard Nixon Presidential Library

    The seventh in a series on presidential libraries focused on Richard M. Nixon’s life and career through rarely seen film and sound recordings, as well as letters, documents and…

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    Jimmy Carter Presidential Library

    The ninth in a series on presidential libraries focused on the life and career of James Earl Carter, Jr. through rarely seen film and sound recordings, as well as letters, documents…

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    Mary McLeod Bethune Memorial

    Historian Richard Norton Smith talked about the statue in Washington, D.C., of Mary McLeod Bethune. Topics included her career and the history of the statue by sculptor Robert…

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    Old Sturbridge Village

    In the Fall of 2011, American History TV visited Old Sturbridge Village, Massachusetts, a “living history” museum that depicts early New England life from 1790 to 1840. Now, on…

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    Gerald Ford Presidential Library

    The eighth in a series on presidential libraries focused on Gerald R. Ford’s life and career through rarely seen film and sound recordings, as well as letters, documents and artifacts…

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    Q&A with Richard Norton Smith and Douglas Brinkley

    Historians Richard Norton Smith and Douglas Brinkley talked about the upcoming 2010 midterm elections, the Obama presidency, and politics in the U.S. They compared the 2010 election with…

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    The Modern Presidency, Part 1

    Presidential historian Richard Norton Smith lectured a class on what he termed the beginning of the "modern presidency". The first portion of the class focused on President William…

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    James Buchanan Memorial

    Historian Richard Norton Smith talked about the monument in Washington, D.C., to President James Buchanan, which was unveiled in Meridian Hill Park in 1930. Funds for the memorial were…

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    George Bush Presidential Library

    The eleventh in a series on presidential libraries focused on George H.W. Bush’s life and career using rarely-seen materials housed at the library. Guests talked about the…

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    The Modern Presidency, Part 2

    Presidential historian Richard Norton Smith lectured a class on what he termed the beginning of the "modern presidency". The second portion of the class focused on Presidents Theodore…

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    Remembering LBJ

    Participants talked about President Johnson’s place in history and the major events of his administration. Among the topics addressed were his interest in the poor and…

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