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  • emPresident Nixon Alone in the White Houseem
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    President Nixon: Alone in the White House

    Richard Reeves talked about his biography, President Nixon: Alone in the White House, published by Simon and Schuster. The book covers the Nixon presidency, from his inauguration in January 1969 to his…

    609 views
  • Presidential Tapes Journalist Perspective
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    Presidential Tapes: Journalist Perspective

    Journalists talked about presidential audiotapes and their perceptions of the significance of the presidential taping systems. Among the issues they addressed were covering the presidency…

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  • Access to Presidential Records
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    Access to Presidential Records

    Historians talked about historical research of American presidents, public records and presidential papers, and the number and availability of documents. They also talked about efforts by…

    119 views
  • emPresident Kennedy Profile of Powerem
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    President Kennedy: Profile of Power

    Mr. Reeves talked about his book, President Kennedy: Profile of Power published by Simon and Schuster. The book is meant to illustrate President Kennedy’s own view of his three years in office,…

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  • Presidency of John F Kennedy
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    Presidency of John F. Kennedy

    Mr. Reeves spoke about his book, “President Kennedy,” which is a detailed chronicle of the 1000-day presidency of John F. Kennedy based on a variety of personal and archival sources. It focuses…

    149 views
  • emNixon Alone in the White Houseem
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    Nixon: Alone in the White House

    Presidential biographer Richard Reeves talked about the Nixon presidency, from his inauguration in January 1969 to his resignation in August 1973, including the Watergate Scandal. Mr. Reeves talked…

    369 views
  • Presidential Tapes Personal Insights
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    Presidential Tapes: Personal Insights

    Authors spoke about presidential audiotapes and described their personal insights into the men who were president and the presidency. Mr. Reeves is the author of President Kennedy: Profile…

    118 views
  • Hanging Chads and Butterfly Ballots
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    Hanging Chads and Butterfly Ballots

    Mr. Brownstein moderated a panel discussion called “Hanging Chads and Butterfly Ballots: Rethinking Florida” on putting the 2000 presidential election in social, political, and historical…

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  • The Imperial Presidency
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    The Imperial Presidency

    Authors of books on modern U.S. Presidents discussed Chief Executives from Richard Nixon to George W. Bush in a forum titled “The Imperial Presidency.” Panelists included Mr. Reeves, author…

    191 views
  • 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…

    113 views
  • Festival Interview
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    Festival Interview

    Mr. Reeves talked about the books he has written about American Presidents, focusing on Richard Nixon. He responded to audience telephone calls, faxes, and electronic mail. He was…

    30 views
  • Presidential Records Access
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    Presidential Records Access

    Authors and historians testified about the release of official presidential papers, their use to academics and journalists, and recent decisions by the Bush administration to withhold…

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  • Writings of Upton Sinclair
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    Writings of Upton Sinclair

    Guests talked about the history of the Progressive Era, the Industrial Revolution, and labor practices at the turn of the century through the Writings of Upton Sinclair. Sinclair’s The Jungle set in the…

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  • Television News Setting a National Example
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    Television News: Setting a National Example

    Journalists talked about the quality of television news, the influence of ratings and advertising money, and news as entertainment. They called for tighter journalistic standards and said…

    69 views
  • The President as Crisis Manager
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    The President as Crisis Manager

    Historians discussed the crises handled by Presidents Lincoln, Wilson, Franklin Roosevelt, Kennedy and Nixon. They also responded to questions from the audience.

    256 views
  • emWhat the People Knowem
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    What the People Know

    Mr. Reeves talked about his book What the People Know published by Harvard University Press. The book chronicles what has happened to the press as America has accelerated into…

    23 views
  • Washington Journal Feature
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    Washington Journal Feature

    Mr. Reeves discussed headline news, his new book about the life and times of a journalist, and midterm election results. He responded to audience telephone calls, faxes, and electronic mail.

    15 views
  • Washington Journal Friday
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    Washington Journal: Friday

    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…

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  • Campaign 1996
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    Campaign 1996

    Persons with new political books participated in a panel discussion entitled, “Campaign '96: The Candidates, the Conflicts, the Constitution.” They discussed the personalities and issues of the…

    61 views
  • Washington Friday Journal
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    Washington Friday Journal

    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…

    62 views
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