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  • Author Discussion on Presidential History
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    Author Discussion on Presidential History

    Historians Harold Holzer, The Presidency vs. the Press, and Ted Widmer, Lincoln on the Verge discussed their books on presidential history. This program was part of the 20th annual National…

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  • QA with Harold Holzer Part 2
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    Q&A with Harold Holzer, Part 2

    Author and historian Harold Holzer Author and historian Harold Holzer talked about his book, The Endless Battle Between the White House and the Media: From the Founding Fathers to Fake…

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  • QA with Harold Holzer Part 1
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    Q&A with Harold Holzer, Part 1

    Author and historian Harold Holzer talked about his book, The Endless Battle Between the White House and the Media: From the Founding Fathers to Fake News, in which he examined the…

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  • QA with Harold Holzer and Amity Shlaes
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    Q&A with Harold Holzer and Amity Shlaes

    Harold Holzer and Amity Shlaes talked about C-SPAN’s latest book, The Presidents: Noted Historians Rank America’s Best - and Worst - Chief Executives. The program was recorded at the…

    1,949 views
  • Abraham Lincolns Second Inaugural Address
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    Abraham Lincoln's Second Inaugural Address

    Abraham Lincoln scholar Harold Holzer revisited the 16th president’s second inaugural address - delivered on March 4th, 1865, just six weeks before his assassination, and generally…

    1,229 views
  • Lincoln Douglass and Emancipation
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    Lincoln, Douglass, and Emancipation

    Historians Harold Holzer, Edna Greene Medford and David Blight talked about the views of Abraham Lincoln and Frederick Douglass on emancipating those held in slavery. They tracked their…

    638 views
  • emTheodore Roosevelt for the Defenseem
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    Theodore Roosevelt for the Defense

    Dan Abrams, ABC News chief legal affairs correspondent, recounted the libel case against President Theodore Roosevelt in 1915. The author reported that Roosevelt had claimed that the former…

    667 views
  • Creating the Lincoln Memorial
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    Creating the Lincoln Memorial

    The dedication of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C., took place in 1922, almost 60 years after Abraham Lincoln’s death. Harold Holzer talked about his book, Monument Man: The Life and Art…

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    Landfall

    Thomas Mallon discussed the final book in his historical fiction trilogy on the presidency, which began with Wategate and ends with the George W. Bush administration.

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  • emThe Most Dangerous Branchem
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    The Most Dangerous Branch

    Former Newsweek legal affairs correspondent David Kaplan examined the judicial power of the Supreme Court.

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  • Military Rivals Ulysses S Grant and Robert E Lee
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    Military Rivals Ulysses S. Grant and Robert E. Lee

    Historians John Marszalek and Craig Symonds looked at the military rivalry between Civil War Generals Ulysses S. Grant and Robert E. Lee. They compared Grant and Lee’s childhoods, their…

    2,394 views
  • emOur Damaged Democracyem
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    Our Damaged Democracy

    Former Johnson White House official & Carter Cabinet Secretary Joseph Califano examined our democracy and shared his views on how to bring back trustworthy systems of government.

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  • emBuilding the Great Societyem
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    Building the Great Society

    Politico Magazine contributing editor Joshua Zeitz examined the creation and enactment of Lyndon Johnson’s Great Society legislation.

    488 views
  • Heather Ann Thompson Discusses emBlood in the Waterem
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    Blood in the Water

    Heather Ann Thompson talked about her book Blood in the Water: The Attica Prison Uprising of 1971 and Its Legacy, in which she recalls the Attica prison uprising that took place at the…

    2,013 views
  • Former Soviet Dissident Natan Sharansky
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    Former Soviet Dissident Natan Sharansky

    Natan Sharansky, a leading figure of the Soviet dissident movement of the 1970s and later an Israeli politician, spoke about his life and career with PublicAffairs Founder Peter Osnos. Mr.…

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  • Conversation with Lincoln Scholar Harold Holzer
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    Conversation with Lincoln Scholar Harold Holzer

    Abraham Lincoln scholar Harold Holzer, author or editor of more than 50 books, talked about his career as a historian and his research. He also shared his views on current events linked to…

    940 views
  • Abraham Lincoln and Immigration
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    Abraham Lincoln and Immigration

    Harold Holzer talked about Abraham Lincoln’s views on immigration policy and immigrant groups in America. He described Lincoln’s efforts to court the German-American vote early in his…

    1,041 views
  • Assessing 20th Century Presidents
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    Assessing 20th Century Presidents

    William Leuchtenburg talked about the effectiveness and legacies of 20th century president. Professor Leuchtenburg is the author of The American President: From Teddy Roosevelt to Bill…

    478 views
  • Legacy of Reconstruction
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    Legacy of Reconstruction

    Historians and authors talked about the legacy of Reconstruction. They speculated on Abraham Lincoln’s plans for the post-Civil War period had he not been assassinated, and they discussed…

    1,474 views
  • 1863 Chattanooga Campaign
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    1863 Chattanooga Campaign

    Historians talked about the Civil War’s Chattanooga Campaign, which took place in the fall of 1863 and resulted in Union forces under General Ulysses S. Grant breaking through a Confederate…

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