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  • Panel Discussion on Campaign 2016
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    Panel Discussion on Campaign 2016

    Authors Stuart Stevens and Jon Meacham and former Senator Trent Lott (R-MS) talked about the 2016 presidential campaign “The Presidential Year” was a panel at the 2016 Mississippi Book…

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    Destiny and Power

    Jon Meacham talked about his book Destiny and Power: The American Odyssey of George Herbert Walker Bush, in which he recalls the life of President George H.W. Bush. He spoke on the History…

    849 views
  • Interview with Former President George W Bush on George HW Bushs Legacy
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    Life and Presidency of George H.W. Bush

    Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer Jon Meacham and former President George W. Bush talked about the life of America’s 41st president, George H.W. Bush. Mr. Meacham is the author of Destiny and…

    2,941 views
  • Presidents and Their Predecessors
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    Presidents and Their Predecessors

    Jon Meacham delivered a keynote address on how presidents look to their predecessors for their own political inspirations. He also responded to questions from members of the audience. Mr. Meacham is the author of…

    438 views
  • Reassessing President Andrew Jackson
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    Reassessing President Andrew Jackson

    Historians discussed the legacy of President Andrew Jackson. Daniel Usner moderated a roundtable of presentations on new research. The panelists also responded to questions from members of the…

    1,132 views
  • Federal Budget and the National Debt Health Care Panel
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    Federal Budget and the National Debt, Health Care Panel

    Panelists spoke about health care reform legislation, the potential impact of new health care regulations on the economy, and the overall effect on the national debt.

    191 views
  • Blair House The Presidents Guest House
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    Blair House: The President's Guest House

    Blair House: The President’s Guest House, provides a video tour of the rarely-seen historic home used as an official guest residence by U.S. presidents. In addition to its role as a temporary home for presidents-elect, Blair…

    6,063 views
  • Jon Meacham Interview
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    Jon Meacham Interview

    Jon Meacham talked about his book American Lion: Andrew Jackson in the White House (Random House, November 1, 2008). The book, which was awarded the 2009 Pulitzer Prize for biography,…

    504 views
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    American Lion

    Jon Meacham talked about his book American Lion: Andrew Jackson in the White House (Random House, November 1, 2008). The book, which was awarded the 2009 Pulitzer Prize for biography, recounts…

    424 views
  • Jon Meacham on Current Events
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    Jon Meacham on Current Events

    Jon Meacham spoke about issues in the news, as well as Newsweek's recent edition guest edited by Stephen Colbert. He also responded to telephone calls and electronic correspondence.

    139 views
  • Secretary Geithner on Economic Recovery
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    Secretary Geithner on Economic Recovery

    Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner talked about recovering from the economic downturn with Newsweek editor Jon Meacham. Secretary Geithner said that the economic downturn had slowed significantly and showed…

    249 views
  • President Andrew Jackson
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    President Andrew Jackson

    Jon Meacham, author of the book, American Lion: Andrew Jackson in the White House (Random House, November 1, 2008), talked by remote video from New York City about the political career and the presidential tenure…

    717 views
  • Governor Mike Huckabee Campaign
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    Governor Mike Huckabee Campaign

    Participating by remote connection from New York City, Jon Meacham talked about his cover story in the current Newsweek magazine, "Holy Huckabee", on Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee’s…

    53 views
  • Global Environmental Leadership
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    Global Environmental Leadership

    California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger delivered the keynote speech at Newsweek's Global Environmental Leadership Conference. In his remarks he talked about generating interest in solutions to…

    127 views
  • Carter Administration and Middle East Policy
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    Carter Administration and Middle East Policy

    Moderated by Jon Meacham, former members of the Carter administration talked about the Middle East, defense policy, and intelligence. Topics included Carter administration peace efforts, former President Carter’s new…

    183 views
  • Carter Presidency and the Press
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    Carter Presidency and the Press

    Moderated by Chris Matthews, journalists discussed the Carter administration’s relationship with the media. Topics included Jody Powell as the Carter administration press secretary, President Carter as a religious person,…

    244 views
  • Carter Legacy and PostPresidency
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    Carter Legacy and Post-Presidency

    Moderated by Jon Meacham, the panelists summed up the conference and discussed the Carter legacy and President Carter’s post-presidential activities. Topics included Carter administration accomplishments and…

    162 views