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  • 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…

  • 75 Years of the National Archives
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    75 Years of the National Archives

    The National Archives has been the nation’s record keeper for 75 years. A panel of four researchers, a journalist, historian, university president, and filmmaker, each spoke about the value of the…

  • Richard J Daley  Urban Forum
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    Richard J. Daley Urban Forum

    As part of the inaugural Richard J. Daley Urban Forum, Mayor Richard M. Daley spoke about his father’s life. Mr. Beschloss then gave the opening keynote address on the life of Richard J.…

  • White House Transitions
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    White House Transitions

    Michael Beschloss talked about the White House during periods of transition between presidents. Through anecdotes and historical observations he described the peaceful nature of the…

  • emTaking Charge The Johnson White House Tapesem
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    Taking Charge: The Johnson White House Tapes

    Mr. Beschloss talked about his research for his upcoming book, Taking Charge: The Johnson White House Tapes 1963-1964.

  • Foreign Policy and Presidential History
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    Foreign Policy and Presidential History

    Mr. Reeves and Mr. Beschloss, participating by remote connection from Boston, discussed U.S. presidents and U.S. foreign policy from 1960-1975, including how Presidents Kennedy, Johnson and Nixon dealt…

  • Lyndon Johnson 30 Years Later
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    Lyndon Johnson 30 Years Later

    Biographers talked about their relationships with President Johnson and about some of the milestones in his presidency. They also talked about the historical significance of audio tapes of…

  • Political Courage in America
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    Political Courage in America

    Mr. Beschloss talked about political courage and risk-taking among modern political figures in the United States. He outlined ten changes that have taken place in the last forty years that…

  • Washington Journal Chicago
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    Washington Journal: Chicago

    Current news events and political issues were examined through reviews of the morning newspapers; interviews with journalists, newsmakers and legislators; and viewer telephone calls, faxes…

  • 1968  The Year and The Campaign
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    1968 - The Year and The Campaign

    Michael Beschloss and Helen Thomas spoke on the 1968 presidential election during the first part of a retrospective of the year 1968. The guests discussed the Democratic presidential race,…