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  • First Lady Betty Ford
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    First Lady Betty Ford

    Richard Norton Smith talked about the life and influence of first lady Betty Ford and responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Topics included her professional career as a dancer and…

    5,486 views
  • First Lady Ida McKinley
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    First Lady Ida McKinley

    Carl Sferrazza Anthony and Richard Norton Smith talked about the life and influence of first lady Ida McKinley and responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Among the topics they addressed were…

    4,215 views
  • First Lady Mary Lincoln
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    First Lady Mary Lincoln

    Richard Norton Smith and Rosalyn Terborg-Penn talked about the life and influence of first lady Mary Lincoln and responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Topics included her political upbringing…

    6,285 views
  • First Ladies Elizabeth Monroe and Louisa Catherine Adams
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    First Ladies Elizabeth Monroe and Louisa Catherine Adams

    Richard Norton Smith, Daniel Preston, and Amanda Mathews talked about the life and influence of first ladies Elizabeth Monroe and Louisa Catherine Adams and responded to telephone calls and electronic…

    8,081 views
  • First Ladies Series
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    First Lady Martha Washington

    Guests talked about the life and influence of first lady Martha Washington. They responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Among the topics addressed were her early life in…

    21,707 views
  • Richard Norton Smith Douglas Brinkley and Edna Greene Medford Discuss emThe Presidentsem
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    The Presidents

    Historians Richard Norton Smith, Douglas Brinkley, and Edna Greene Medford talked C-SPAN’s The Presidents, each of whom contributed to the new book.

    2,451 views
  • 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…

    1,230 views
  • Richard Norton Smith on First Ladies as Political Partners
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    First Ladies as Political Partners

    Richard Norton Smith spoke about the role of U.S. first ladies as political partners to their husbands. He was interviewed by Susan Swain. They also discussed their book First Ladies: Presidential Historians on…

    868 views
  • First Ladies Series Review
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    First Ladies Series Review

    Edith Mayo, Anita McBride, and Richard Norton Smith looked back at the year-long C-SPAN series, “First Ladies: Influence and Image,” and responded to telephone calls and electronic…

    16,308 views
  • CSPANs First Ladies Previews Season Two
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    Modern First Ladies

    Historians Richard Norton Smith and Edith Mayo gave a preview of the second season of the C-SPAN series, “First Ladies: Influence and Image,” which was co-sponsored by the White House…

    351 views
  • Interview with Richard Norton Smith
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    Interview with Richard Norton Smith

    Richard Norton Smith spoke about his Civil War history tour titled, “Mr. Lincoln’s War.” The tour was to take place in June 2013, and was in honor of 150th Anniversary of the Battle of…

    538 views
  • Legacy of George Washington
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    Legacy of George Washington

    Richard Norton Smith talked about the legacy of George Washington who led the American victory over Great Britain in the American Revolution as commander-in-chief of the Continental Army…

    554 views
  • Open Phones
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    Open Phones

    Phone lines were opened for viewer calls and comments on the most significant deaths of 2011.

    167 views
  • Presidents and Patriots Bus Tour
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    Presidents and Patriots Bus Tour

    Richard Norton Smith talked about his May 2011 Presidents and Patriots bus tour.

    369 views
  • White House Midterm Election Strategy
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    White House Midterm Election Strategy

    Telephone lines were open for comments on the question, “Could President Obama want Democrats to lose the House?” Richard Norton Smith spoke by phone about modern presidents who have lost…

    149 views
  • State of the Union Address Program
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    State of the Union Address Program

    President Bush delivered his seventh and last State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress. C-SPAN coverage of the event included interviews with journalists, members of Congress, and…

    960 views
  • Gerald R Ford Presidential Library
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    Gerald Ford Presidential Library

    The eighth in a series on presidential libraries focused on Gerald R. Ford’s life and career through rarely seen film and sound recordings, as well as letters, documents and artifacts collected from…

    1,846 views
  • Dwight D Eisenhower Presidential Library
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    Dwight D. Eisenhower Presidential Library

    The fourth in a series on presidential libraries focused on Dwight D. Eisenhower’s life and career were discussed through rarely seen film and sound recordings, as well as letters, documents and artifacts collected from the stacks and…

    3,221 views
  • Franklin D Roosevelt Presidential Library
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    Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library

    The second in a series on presidential libraries focused on Franklin D. Roosevelt’s life and career through rarely seen film and sound recordings, as well as letters, documents and artifacts collected from…

    3,271 views
  • Open Phones
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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were opened for comments on the topic, “Congress debates the war in Iraq.” Mr. Mitchell reported on the congressional Iraq debate. Participating by telephone, Historian…

    39 views
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