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  • Cold War Recollections
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    Cold War Recollections

    Former Czech Republic President Václav Klaus offered his thoughts about the Cold War politics and personalities of the Reagan era, and his assessment of their historical importance. This was from a…

  • Ronald Reagan and Cold War Politics
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    Ronald Reagan and Cold War Politics

    Speakers including two former National Security Council staff members who served under Ronald Reagan discussed the 40th president’s Cold War politics. The discussion was part of a conference titled…

  • Ronald Reagan Communism and Pope John Paul II
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    Ronald Reagan, Communism, and Pope John Paul II

    Ronald Reagan’s attorney general, Edwin Meese, talked about the 40th president’s views on communism and his relationship with Pope John Paul II at a conference organized by the White House Writers Group. The…

  • Ronald Reagan and Pope John Paul II
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    Ronald Reagan and Pope John Paul II

    Callista Gingrich, U.S. ambassador to the Vatican, talked about the diplomatic relationship between President Ronald Reagan and Pope John Paul II. She spoke at the White House Writers Group…

  • Cold War Considered
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    Cold War Considered

    A panel of speakers including Polish Senator Anna Maria Anders and former Czech Republic President Vaclav Klaus considered how the relationship between Ronald Reagan and Pope John Paul II…

  • The WeeklyHistorians on the Trump Presidency
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    Radio: The Weekly-Historians on the Trump Presidency

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    Historian and presidential biographer Douglas Brinkley, Civil War and Reconstruction era historian Edna Greene Medford of Howard University, and Richard Norton Smith, biographer of Presidents Washington, Hoover, and Ford.

  • Michael Beschloss Discusses emPresidents of Warem
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    Michael Beschloss Discusses [Presidents of War

    Open Phones with Michael Beschloss

    Presidential historian Michael Beschloss examined the complex decisions a Commander in Chief must make while the country is at war. He discussed his book and took national viewer phone…

  • Historian Doris Kearns Goodwin Speaks at National Press Club
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    Doris Kearns Goodwin at National Press Club

    Doris Kearns Goodwin spoke about her latest book, Leadership in Turbulent Times, in which she focuses on Presidents Abraham Lincoln, Theodore Roosevelt, Franklin Roosevelt, and Lyndon Johnson. She also compared President Trump's leadership style to the previous presidents.

  • After Words with Charlotte Pence
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    After Words with Charlotte Pence

    She was interviewed by Kate Brower, journalist and author of First in Line: Presidents, Vice Presidents, and the Pursuit of Power.

  • QA with Michael Gerhardt
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    Q&A with Michael Gerhardt

    University of North Carolina constitutional law professor Michael Gerhardt, author of The Forgotten Presidents, talked about the presidency of Jimmy Carter.

  • Washington Journal David Barker  Molly Reynolds Discuss President Trump  Divided Congress
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    David Barker and Molly Reynolds on President Trump and a Divided Congress

    They also spoke about the history of presidents who have worked with Congresses of the opposition party.

  • Woodrow Wilson and World War I
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    Woodrow Wilson and World War I

    Executive Director Robert Enholm leads a tour of World War I objects in President Woodrow Wilson’s Washington, D.C., home. President Wilson retired in 1921 after leaving the White House.…

  • Barbara Bush As Her Grandchildren Remember Her
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    Barbara Bush As Her Grandchildren Remember Her

    Five of Barbara Bush’s grandchildren remember her in this discussion moderated by journalist Cokie Roberts. The former first lady was only the second woman in history to be married to one…

  • Harry Truman Descendant
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    Harry Truman Descendant

    Descendants of presidents from James Monroe to Gerald R.

  • Richard Nixons 1968 Victory
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    Richard Nixon's 1968 Victory

    Fifty years after Richard Nixon’s victorious 1968 presidential election, senior campaign aides gathered at the National Archives and recounted behind-the-scenes stories. The National…

  • Barbara Bush Remembered
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    Barbara Bush Remembered

    Former President George W. Bush introduced a panel of speakers who reminisced about former first lady Barbara Bush, the second woman in history to be married to one American president and…

  • Pat Nixon and Betty Ford
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    Pat Nixon and Betty Ford

    Historian Carl Sferrazza Anthony looked at how the fashion choices of former first ladies Pat Nixon and Betty Ford reflected the politics and culture of their times. Mr. Anthony is the…

  • First Ladies Fashion
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    First Ladies' Fashion

    Noted first ladies historian Carl Sferrazza Anthony talked about how presidents' wives have influenced their political and cultural times through fashion.

  • Digitizing History
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    Digitizing History

    This was a discussion about efforts to digitize the nation’s history and to make it more accessible. Panelists included representatives from the White House Historical Association, the…

  • Michael Beschloss on emPresidents of Warem
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    Michael Beschloss on Presidents of War

    Historian Michael Beschloss discussed his book, Presidents of War.

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