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    President Bush and Congress

    Richard Norton Smith talked about President Bush’s popularity with the American public and Congress in a historical context. He also talked about his “Presidents and…

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    Reflections of Dan Rostenkowski

    Richard Norton Smith interviewed former Representative Dan Rostenkowski about his life and career. Rep. Rostenkowski served as the chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee…

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    Ford Assassination Attempt

    Participating by telephone, Mr. Smith spoke about the events surrounding the 1975 assassination attempts on President Gerald Ford. He discussed the apprehension of Sara Jane Moore…

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    Hurricane Katrina in Historical Context

    Participating from Springfield, Illinois, the Richard Norton Smith talked about Hurricane Katrina in a historical context by looking at responses to national disasters that had confronted…

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    Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum Tour

    This is an edited version of a longer live program. This edition does not include footage of the winners of the Lincoln essay contest for students, nor call-in portions of the original…

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    Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum

    The day before the official dedication of the museum portion of the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum in Springfield, Illinois, museum officials talked about the museum and…

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    Lincoln Essay Contest Results

    Ms. Steele announced the winners of C-SPAN’s Lincoln Essay Contest. Mihan Lee, a student at Georgetown Day School, Washington, DC, won the grand prize and was interviewed by…

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    Q&A with President George W. Bush

    President George W. Bush gave C-SPAN an exclusive interview in the Map Room of the White House. In his remarks he offered some thoughts on his presidency, his second inaugural address,…

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    Lincoln Essay Contest

    Richard Norton Smith spoke by telephone from Springfield, Ill. about the Abraham Lincoln Library and the dedication ceremony planned for April 19, 2005. He discussed the essay contest…

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    A Personal Look at Lincoln

    Mr. Smith talked about the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum in Springfield, Illinois, describing in detail the planning and the fund-raising. The buildings will be…

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were opened for viewer comments. br/ Mr. Smith talked by telephone from Springfield, Illinois, where he is the executive director of the Abraham Lincoln Presidential…

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    Reagan Funeral Events

    Mr. Smith talked about the legacy of President Ronald Reagan and responded to viewer comments and questions as part of a preview of memorial events for Former President Reagan in…

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    Judging a Presidency

    Mr. Smith talked about ten ways to judge a president and the development of the modern presidency. He talked about various leadership styles, historic perceptions of presidents,…

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    Presidential Studies Awards

    Following an introduction by Mr. Smith, Justice O’Connor was presented with the Center for the Study of the Presidency’s 2004 Publius Award. The award is given…

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