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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…

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    Memorial Service for Jim Lehrer

    Family and friends gathered for a memorial service for PBS NewsHour anchor and journalist Jim Lehrer, who died at the age of 85 on January 23, 2020. The National United Methodist Church in…

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    Lives of George H.W. and Barbara Bush

    George P. Bush, grandson of George H.W. and lady Barbara Bush, talked about the lives and influence of his grandparents. Joining him on stage were Susan Page from USA Today, the Washington…

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    Presidents of War

    Presidential historian Michael Beschloss talked about his book, Presidents of War, examined the complex decisions a commander in chief must make while the country is at war. He spoke at the…

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    Historians Susan Dunn and Michael Beschloss on President Franklin Roosevelt

    Historians Susan Dunn and Michael Beschloss offered their thoughts on the presidency of Franklin D. Roosevelt.

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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…

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    Michael Beschloss on Presidents of War

    Historian Michael Beschloss discussed his book, Presidents of War.

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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 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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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.…

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