Edward "Ted" L. Widmer
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Edward "Ted" L. Widmer

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Edward "Ted" L. Widmer was a Speech Writer for the White House with 20 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1997 Call-In as a Contributing Editor for the George Magazine. The year with the most videos was 2006 with three videos as a Director for the Starr (C.V.) Center for the Study of the American Experience in the Washington College. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2011 with an average of 2,498 views per program as a Director for John Carter Brown Library in the Brown University. Most appearances with Thomas "Tom" J. Putnam (4), Brian Lamb (2), Douglas "Doug" Brinkley (2). Most common tags: U.S. History, Kennedy, John F., Executive Branch.

Appearances by Title:c. October 1, 2016 - Present Director, Kluge (John W.) Center, Library of Congress Videos: 4 c. August 13, 1997 - Present Contributing Editor, [George] Magazine Videos: 1 September 12, 2012 - Present Assistant, Office of the President, Brown University Videos: 0 Adjunct Professor, History Department, Brown University Videos: 0


Speech Writer, White House c. January 1, 1997 - c. January 1, 2001 Videos: 3 Director, John Carter Brown Library, Brown University c. July 1, 2006 - September 21, 2012 Videos: 6 Director, Starr (C.V.) Center for the Study of the American Experience, Washington College c. March 13, 2001 - c. June 1, 2006 Videos: 6 Senior Adviser, Office of the Secretary, Department of State September 12, 2012 - January 20, 2013 Videos: 0 Director, Starr (C.V.) Center for the Study of the American Experience, Washington College c. January 1, 2001 - c. January 1, 2006 Videos: 0

Recent Appearances

  • Author Discussion on Presidential History

    Author Discussion on Presidential History

    Historians Harold Holzer, The Presidency vs. the Press, and Ted Widmer, Lincoln on the Verge discussed their books on…

  • <em>Lincoln on the Verge</em>

    Lincoln on the Verge

    Historian Ted Widmer looked at the days leading up to Abraham Lincoln’s first inauguration, which included a precarious trip…

  • Q&A with Ted Widmer

    Q&A with Ted Widmer

    Ted Widmer, former adviser to President Clinton and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, talked about his biography of…

  • Religion in America

    Religion in America

    Edward Widmer, director of the John W. Kluge Center, hosted a panel on the history of religion in America. Panelists…

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