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    Life Portrait of Jimmy Carter

    In the thirty-eighth in a series on American presidents, scholars and historians discussed the life and career of Jimmy Carter. Among the issues they discussed were his childhood in…

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    V-E Day 50th Anniversary

    The participants remembered V-E Day 50 years later.

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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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    Book Discussion on Tour of Duty: John Kerry and the Vietnam War

    Douglas Brinkley talked about his book Tour of Duty: John Kerry and the Vietnam War, published by William Morrow. Professor Brinkley spoke about developing the concept of the book, the…

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    National Book Festival

    Continuous coverage of the history and biography tent was shown. A number of authors discussed their recent works and their experiences as researchers and writers. Speakers…

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    The Sixties Revisited

    Panelists talked about the 1960s and how the decade is remembered and taught. After their presentations the panelists answered questions from members of the audience. br/…

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    Book Discussion on Tour of Duty: John Kerry and the Vietnam War

    The book covers Senator Kerry’s life and experiences during the Vietnam War and his involvement in the anti-war movement.

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    In Depth with Douglas Brinkley

    Douglas Brinkley, professor of history, talked about his career and his writings. He also responded to audience telephone calls, faxes and electronic mail. br/ His books include, FDR…

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    American Presidents Panel

    The panel discussion featured four historians, all of whom contributed biographies to the American Presidents Series, published by Times Books. Panelists talked about their writing…

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    Great American Lives

    A panel discussion with biography writers Douglas Brinkley, author of Wheels for the World: Henry Ford, His Company, and a Century of Progress, 1903-2003; Ronald Steel, author of In Love…

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    Book Discussion on Wheels for the World

    Douglas Brinkley discussed his book Wheels for the World: Henry Ford, His Company, and a Century of Progress, 1903-2003, published by Viking Press. The book chronicles the life of one…

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    Los Angeles Times Book Festival Interview

    Mr. Brinkley was interviewed about his book Wheels for the World: Henry Ford, His Company, and a Century of Progress, 1903-2003, published by Viking Press. He responded to viewer…

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    A Conversation with George Plimpton

    Author and editor George Plimpton discussed highlights of his career and offered opinions on a variety of subjects as he was interviewed by Douglas Brinkley. He also answered questions…

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    Book Discussion on The Mississippi and the Making of a Nation

    Mr. Brinkley talked about the book he wrote with Stephen Ambrose, The Mississippi and the Making of a Nation: From the Louisiana Purchase to Today, published by National…

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    Theodore Roosevelt and Conservation

    Before an audience, Mr. Brinkley talked about President Theodore Roosevelt, focusing on the efforts at conservation and environmental protection that occurred during his administration.

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    Writings of Jack Kerouac

    From the Jack Kerouac Commemorative Park on Bridge Street in Lowell, MA, guests talked about the history of United States from the late 1940s through the early 1960s through the life and…

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    African-American Experience in World War II

    Scholars talked about the experiences of African-American soldiers during World War II both at home and abroad. Among the issues they addressed were black contributions to the war…

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    Hanging Chads and Butterfly Ballots

    Mr. Brownstein moderated a panel discussion called “Hanging Chads and Butterfly Ballots: Rethinking Florida” on putting the 2000 presidential election in social, political,…

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    Eisenhower's Farewell Address

    The panel talked about the background and importance of President Eisenhower’s farewell address when he left office in 1960. They focused on his statements about the development of a…

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    Presidential Power in the 21st Century

    Historians speculated about presidential power in the 21st century and discussed past presidents who are viewed as powerful. They answered questions from the audience.

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