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    Jobs and Drilling in Arctic National Wildlife Refuge

    Witnesses testified on drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge as a way to create jobs and increase domestic energy production.
    During the hearing Representative Young (R-AK) and…

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    First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt

    Allida Black and Douglas Brinkley talked about the life and influence of first lady Eleanor Roosevelt and responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Topics included…

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    A Tribute to Christopher Hitchens

    A tribute was held for author Christopher Hitchens, who died on December 15, 2011. Numerous speakers, including family, friends, and colleagues, spoke about their relationships and read…

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    Assassination of President Kennedy

    Historians talked about the numerous theories that have persisted since the assassination of President John F. Kennedy on November 22, 1963. Among the topics they addressed were the events…

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    Q&A with Douglas Brinkley

    Rice University History Professor Douglas Brinkley talked about his new biography of long-time CBS “Evening News” anchor Walter Cronkite, who was often referred to as “the…

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    Q&A with Douglas Brinkley, Part 1

    Historian Douglas Brinkley talked about his forthcoming book, The Wilderness Warrior: Theodore Roosevelt and the Crusade for America (Harper; July 28, 2009). The book tells the story of…

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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…

    1,739 views
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    Presidential History

    Presidential historian Douglas Brinkley talked by video uplink from Boston, Massachusetts, about the current administration and compared it to past presidents and their…

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    Presiden Obama's Relationship with Congress

    Douglas Brinkley talked about President Obama’s relationships with Congress. He also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Other topics included…

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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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    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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    Q&A with Douglas Brinkley, Part 2

    Historian Douglas Brinkley talked about his forthcoming book, The Wilderness Warrior: Theodore Roosevelt and the Crusade for America (Harper; July 28, 2009). The book tells the story of…

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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…

    716 views
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    History and Legacy of World War II

    Washington Journal aired from the World War II Memorial. Historian Douglas Brinkley talked about the history and legacy of the War and the history of the Memorial, and he responded to…

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    Aftermath of National Tragedies

    Thomas Mann and Douglas Brinkley talked about the response of government and political leaders to crises throughout U.S. history, and they responded to telephone calls and electronic…

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    After Words with Jimmy Carter

    Former President Jimmy Carter discussed the diary he kept during his years in the White House with presidential historian Doug Brinkley. In his book, he provides insights into…

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    John F. Kennedy Remembered

    Dan Rather, James Swanson, and Douglas Brinkley talked about the news coverage and repercussions of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. This event was hosted by The Henry…

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    White House Conference on America's Great Outdoors, Panel 1

    Participants in the first of two panels at the White House Conference on the Great Outdoors talked about environmental conservation efforts in the U.S. Among the topics they addressed were…

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    The Great Depression

    Douglas Brinkley and David Taylor talked about the Great Depression. Topics included the importance and influence of the Works Progress Administration’s Writers…

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    President Obama's Second Term

    Douglas Brinkley talked about the history of second terms for presidents, and what to expect from President Obama in his second term. Topics included how two-term presidents rank in…

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