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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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    After Words with Barbara Perry

    Barbara Perry talked about her book, Rose Kennedy: The Life and Times of a Political Matriarch, in which she explores Rose Kennedy’s contributions to and influence over the famed…

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    President George H.W. Bush Domestic Agenda

    Charles Jones chaired a discussion of the domestic agenda of the President George H.W. Bush administration. The panelists also responded to questions from members of the…

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    Book Discussion on Jacqueline Kennedy: First Lady of the New Frontier

    Barbara Perry examines Jacqueline Kennedy’s tenure as first lady. The author recounts the transformative effect Mrs. Kennedy had on the office of the first lady, from her…

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    Rhetoric and Imagery of President Kennedy

    Miller Center scholars examined President Kennedy’s rhetoric, symbols, and images, as well as his collaboration with speechwriter Theodore Sorensen. Barbara Perry explored how…

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    The Supreme Court Appointment Process

    Barbara Perry spoke about the Supreme Court appointment process as part of the 2010 Leon Silverman Lecture Series. She was introduced by Chief Justice John Roberts.

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    First Ladies' Influence

    The authors talked about their books on the topic of the first ladies' influence in the White House. After their presentations they answered audience members' questions. The panel…

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    Free Speech During War

    What does the past predict for the right of speech during the war on terror?  A discussion in the City Council Chambers with Henry Abraham c-authored by Freedom and the Court: Civil…

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    Justice Profile: Stephen Breyer

    Guests talked about the life and career of Justice Breyer. During the course of the program several highlights of Justice Breyer’s speeches and interviews were shown.

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    Writing About the Supreme Court

    The panel talked about books they have recently written about the U.S. Supreme Court. Specifically they talked about presidential selection of Supreme Court justices. After their…

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    The Press and the Federal Judiciary

    Panelists discussed the media coverage of the federal judiciary and how it contributes to public perception. They also focused on the importance of more knowledgeable reporting to…

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    Book Discussion on The Priestly Tribe: The Supreme Court's Image

    Ms. Perry talked about her book, The Priestly Tribe: The Supreme Court’s Image in the American Mind, published by Praeger. She focused on the image and symbolism of the…

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    Supreme Court During the New Deal

    Professor Perry delivered the first lecture as part of a series on Supreme Court perceptions. She examined the controversies involving the Court during the 1930s, including FDR’s…

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    Gender and the Supreme Court

    Professor O’Connor spoke as part of a lecture series on perceptions of the U.S. Supreme Court. She provided an historical overview of ways the Court has dealt with the status of…

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    Supreme Court in U.S. Life

    Ms. Biskupic spoke as part of a lecture series on Supreme Court perceptions. She examined the bidirectional relationship between the Court and U.S. society and highlighted both…

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    Inside and Outside the Supreme Court

    Mr. Suter spoke about his role as clerk of the U.S. Supreme Court and how the Court operates. Then Mr. Rishikoff, who had just returned from Haiti and Russia, spoke about how…

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