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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.

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    Q&A with Douglas Brinkley, Edna Medford and Russell Shorto

    Historians Douglas Brinkley, Edna Greene Medford, and Russell Shorto talked about what it means to be an American.

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    Life Portrait of Abraham Lincoln

    In the sixteenth in a series on American presidents, the life and career of Abraham Lincoln were discussed. Mr. Long and Professor Medford talked about Lincoln’s election as the first Republican…

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    Q&A with Edna Greene Medford

    Edna Greene Medford talked about the state of scholarship on the life and career of Abraham Lincoln. She said President Lincoln must be looked at in the context of his era. She responded to…

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    Lincoln-Douglas Jonesboro Debate Preview

    A preview of the Lincoln-Douglas Jonesboro debate. This was the third of seven debate reenactments .

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    Lincoln-Douglas Jonesboro Debate Review

    Professors John Simon and Edna Greene Medford talked about the significance of this debate for both Lincoln and Douglas and the issues raised in it, such as slavery and states' rights.…

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    American Presidents

    Historians discussed the results of a survey which asked other historians to rank the presidents in various categories. They also talked about the various qualities that presidents demonstrated…

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