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  • emPresidents of Warem
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    Presidents of War

    Presidential historian Michael Beschloss examined the complex decisions a commander-in-chief must make when the country is at war. He spoke at the 2018 Miami Book Fair.

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    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…

    818 views
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    Michael Beschloss on Presidents of War

    Historian Michael Beschloss discussed his book, Presidents of War.

    732 views
  • The Sidebar With Michael Beschloss
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    The Sidebar With Michael Beschloss

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    Presidential historian and author Michael Beschloss talked about the audio recordings made by President Lyndon Johnson during his presidency and his books based on the recordings. Mr. Beschloss…

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  • Michael Beschloss Discusses the History of Presidential Inaugurations
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    Michael Beschloss on Presidential Inauguration History

    Historian and author Michael Beschloss talked about the history and tradition of presidential inaugurations, as well as notable inaugural addresses from the past. He talked about how former…

    640 views
  • Presidential Inauguration Coverage
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    Presidential Inauguration Coverage

    Telephone lines were open for comments on the 58th Presidential Inauguration. Live scenes of Capitol Hill were shown, people attending the ceremony were interviewed, video clips were shown…

    525 views
  • Harry Trumans Political Relationships
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    Harry Truman's Political Relationships

    Historians discussed President Harry Truman’s leadership and how he interacted with three prominent Texas politicians, John Nance Garner, Sam Rayburn, and Lyndon B. Johnson. To celebrate…

    688 views
  • Harry Truman and Public Service
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    Harry Truman and Public Service

    Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright spoke with historian Michael Beschloss about Harry Truman’s commitment to public service as both vice president and president. To celebrate the…

    414 views
  • Franklin D Roosevelt Presidential Library 75th Anniversary
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    Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library 75th Anniversary

    To commemorate the 75th anniversary of the Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum in 2016, members of the Roosevelt Institute and the presidential library system spoke about…

    377 views
  • Edward M Kennedy Oral History Project
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    Edward M. Kennedy Oral History Project

    Former Senate colleagues, staff, and historians talked about senator Edward M. Kennedy’s (D-MA) legislative efforts for civil rights during his Senate career. This event took place at the…

    494 views
  • First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy
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    First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy

    Michael Beschloss and Barbara Perry talked about the life and influence of first lady Jacqueline Kennedy and responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Topics included the growing use…

    11,986 views
  • emJacqueline Kennedyem
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    Jacqueline Kennedy

    In March 1964, Jacqueline Kennedy sat with historian Arthur Schlesinger, Jr., to record seven interviews totaling over eight hours of the first lady’s remembrances of her husband’s personal…

    2,721 views
  • emKnown and Unknown A Memoirem
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    Known and Unknown: A Memoir

    Former Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld discussed his memoir, Known and Unknown (Sentinel, 2011), with historian Michael Beschloss. He also responded to questions from members of the…

    1,150 views
  • Michael Beschloss at President Lincolns Cottage
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    Michael Beschloss at President Lincoln's Cottage

    Michael Beschloss gave a tour of President Lincoln’s Cottage on the grounds of the Soldiers' Home in Washington. He also talked about visiting historic sites and the book he was writing on…

    494 views
  • In Depth with Michael Beschloss
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    In Depth with Michael Beschloss

    Michael Beschloss talked about his life and career. He responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. A video was shown of Mr. Beschloss giving a tour of President Lincoln’s Cottage on the grounds of the…

    3,937 views
  • James MacGregor Burns with Michael Beschloss
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    James MacGregor Burns with Michael Beschloss

    Pulitzer Prize-winning Roosevelt scholar James MacGregor Burns talked with his former student at Williams College, presidential historian and NBC News commentator Michael Beschloss. Topics included Mr.…

    1,273 views
  • emSarge The Life and Times of Sargent Shriverem
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    Sarge: The Life and Times of Sargent Shriver

    Following an introduction by Mr. Kantor and a speech by Mr. Shriver, panelists discussed the life and work of humanitarian Sargent Shriver. Mr. Russert moderated the panel. Each panelist…

    622 views
  • emThe Conquerorsem
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    The Conquerors

    Mr. Beschloss talked about his book The Conquerors: Roosevelt, Truman and the Destruction of Hitler’s Germany, 1941-1945, published by Simon and Schuster. The book details the private…

    630 views
  • Governing Across Party Lines
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    Governing Across Party Lines

    David Axelrod and Josh Bolten talked about partisanship in national politics and how civility and cooperation might return to political discourse. Also participating were Senator Susan Collins (R-ME),…

    411 views
  • Why Presidential Sites Matter
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    Why Presidential Sites Matter

    Michael Beschloss gave a keynote address at a conference on presidential sites and libraries. He talked about the importance of presidential sites and what can be learned from them. He said his career as a presidential…

    252 views
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