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    Life Portrait of Dwight D. Eisenhower

    In the thirty-third in a series on American presidents, scholars discussed the life and career of Dwight D. Eisenhower. Among the issues they addressed were his childhood, his military…

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    First Lady Laura Bush at the National Book Festival

    First lady Laura Bush was interviewed at the first National Book Festival on the National Mall. She talked about founding the Texas Book Festival, which was her inspiration for…

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    Life Portrait of William Howard Taft

    In the twenty-sixth in a series on American presidents Scholars and others discussed the life and career of William Howard Taft. Among the subjects addressed were Taft’s career…

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    Life Portrait of Benjamin Harrison

    In the twenty-third in a series on American presidents, scholars and historians discussed the life and career of Benjamin Harrison. Among the issues discussed were his two marriages,…

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    Life Portrait of James Madison

    In the fourth in a series on American presidents, James Madison’s life and career were discussed. Mr. Rakove talked about Madison’s childhood and his…

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    In Depth with Jonathan Kozol

    Author and education activist Jonathan Kozol talked about his life, his career, and his body of writing. Mr. Kozol talked about how he became involved in the civil rights movement…

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    Bipartisanship

    Former Senator David Boren talked about efforts by him and former Senator Sam Nunn to encourage a spirit of bipartisanship in the presidential campaigns, and to encourage candidates to…

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    Health Issues

    Director Julie Gerberding was interviewed about the influenza season, vaccinations, AIDS research, and the relationship between the new Congress and the Centers for Disease Control and…

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    Political News Review

    Mr. Todd talked about political and campaign news of the day.

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    George Washington: Architect: Tour

    Mr. Greenberg talked about his book George Washington: Architect. He focused on Washington’s architectural style at his home in Mount Vernon and his design of the nation’s…

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    Chechnya

    Ms. Hill talked about Chechnya’s geography and history as well as its struggle for independence from Russia. She also responded to viewer comments and questions.

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    U.S. Military Reserve Operations

    Mr. Duehring talks about a potential call-up of reserve forces in the event of a war with Iraq. He will also respond to viewer comments and questions.

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for comments on the question, “Should the federal government have stricter safety standards on charter flights?” Vaughn Ververs talked about current…

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    Economic Sanctions on Iraq

    Ms. Gordon talked about the impact of United Nations' economic sanctions on the Iraqi people and her recent article on the subject published in the November issue of Harper’s…

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for comments on viewers current job satisfaction.Vaughn Ververs talked about current political news at the end of the program.

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    Missouri Politics

    Connie Doebele talked with local patrons from the Nichol’s Lunch in Kansas City, Missouri, about their views on Missouri politics Telephone lines were open for comments on the…

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    Food and Drug Administration Budget

    Mr. Crawford discussed the priorities and proposed fiscal year 2003 funding for the FDA. He responded to audience telephone calls, faxes, and electronic mail.

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    Book Discussion on The Presidency of Franklin Delano Roosevelt

    Mr. McJimsey talked about his book The Presidency of Franklin Delano Roosevelt, published by University Press of Kansas. He focused on the writing process for the book, and other…

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    Publisher Interview

    Mr. Collier talked about his publishing company Encounter Books. He also focused on the type of books they publish, and talked about some of the books they have published.

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    Book Discussion on The Presidency of Abraham Lincoln

    Mr. Paludan talked about his book, The Presidency of Abraham Lincoln, published by the University Press of Kansas. He focused on Lincoln’s views on slavery, and challenges…

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