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  • emSpoken from the Heartem
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    Spoken from the Heart

    Former first lady Laura Bush discussed her memoir, Spoken from the Heart (Scribner; May 4, 2010), in conversation with journalist Cokie Roberts. Mrs. Bush began and ended by reading an except from her book…

  • First Lady Lady Bird Johnson
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    First Lady Lady Bird Johnson

    Cokie Roberts and Betty Boyd Caroli talked about the life and influence of first lady Lady Bird Johnson and responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. They discussed her business career, becoming a…

  • Centennial of Womens Right to Vote
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    Centennial of Women's Right to Vote

    House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) hosted a reception in the U.S. Capitol to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the House of Representatives passing the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution,…

  • 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…

  • Civic Education and Engagement
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    Civic Education and Engagement

    Panelists discussed the importance of civic engagement in America and described research, public programs and online tools aimed at increasing civic learning for children and adults. This…

  • Presidential History and Memory
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    Presidential History and Memory

    The White House Historical Association convened a meeting in Washington, D.C., of those who work at presidential sites around the country -- and of descendants of presidents from James…

  • 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…

  • National Archives Foundation Honors Laura Bush
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    National Archives Foundation Honors Laura Bush

    The National Archives Foundation presented former first lady Laura Bush with its “Records of Achievement Award” at a gala in Washington, D.C. Before the award presentation, the former first…

  • The Weekly with Cokie Roberts
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    The Weekly with Cokie Roberts

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    ABC and NPR commentator Cokie Roberts talked about the relationships between Congress and The White House. This program is available as a C-SPAN Podcast.

  • News and Public Affairs
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    News and Public Affairs

    Public media figures, including former PBS NewsHour anchor Jim Lehrer and talk show host Dick Cavett, gathered to discuss the history of news and public affairs programming. The Public…

  • First Federal Congress
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    First Federal Congress

    Journalist Cokie Roberts moderated a discussion on the First Federal Congress at the American Historical Association annual meeting. The panel talked about the nation’s founders, including…

  • Museum of the American Revolution Opens in Philadelphia
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    Museum of the American Revolution Opening Ceremony

    American History TV presented live coverage of the grand opening of the Museum of the American Revolution in Philadelphia. Speakers included former Vice President Joe Biden, historian David…

  • Public Broadcasting Act of 1967 50th Anniversary
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    Public Broadcasting Act of 1967 50th Anniversary

    Former FCC commissioners and one of the co-founders of NPR discussed the origins of public broadcasting at this event held to mark the 50th anniversary of the Public Broadcasting Act of…

  • Comparing Approaches to Historical Narrative
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    Comparing Approaches to Historical Narrative

    Cokie Roberts moderated a panel discussion entitled “Doing History: Comparing Approaches to the Historian’s Craft.” Participants included historical novelist Thomas Mallon, historical…

  • Michelle Obama and Laura Bush Discuss Role and Legacy of First Ladies
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    First Ladies' Support for the Military Community

    First lady Michelle Obama and her predecessor Laura Bush talked about their support for U.S. servicemembers, veterans, and their families. They spoke about their shared experiences raising…

  • Historians Discuss First Ladies During Wartime
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    First Ladies During Wartime

    Historians examined the contributions of American first ladies during the nation’s wars. Speakers included William Seale, author of The President’s House and other books; history professor…

  • Cokie Roberts and EJ Dionne Discuss the Catholic Vote
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    Catholic Vote in 2016

    The Catholic University of America’s Institute for Policy Research and Catholic Studies hosted a discussion on the issues driving Catholic voters and their expected influence on the 2016…

  • Cokie Roberts on emCapital Damesem
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    Capital Dames

    Cokie Roberts talked about her book Capital Dames: The Civil War and the Women of Washington, 1848-1868, in which she recounts Washington, D.C., during the Civil War through the lives of…

  • Former US Capitol Pages
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    Former U.S. Capitol Pages

    Former House and Senate Pages, who served between 1967 and 2001, talked about their experiences. Cokie Roberts moderated the discussion. “Pages Through the Decades” was a panel discussion at…

  • In Depth with Cokie Roberts
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    In Depth with Cokie Roberts

    Cokie Roberts talked about her life and career and responded to viewer calls and questions. Her latest book, Capital Dames, was published in April 2015. Her other books include Ladies of…

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