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    V-E Day 50th Anniversary

    A forum to discuss ‘Victory in Europe’ or ‘V-E Day’ 50 years later held at the University of New Orleans, 1995. Presentations by: Stephen Ambrose,Director, Eisenhower Center, Univ. of New Orleans…

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    Battle of the Bulge and V-E Day

    Mr. Heller and Mr. Vonnegut, both of whom actively participated in World War II, reminisced about their experiences during the war. Mr. Heller was a bombardier during the war and Mr. Vonnegut was an…

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    D-Day: June 6, 1944

    Professor Stephen Ambrose, the author of several books including three authorized biographies of former President Dwight Eisenhower, spoke about his most recent book D-Day: June 6, 1944. In…

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    Berlin Airlift and the Cold War, Part 2

    Panelists discussed the lessons learned from the Cold War and the current state of U.S.-German relations. After their prepared remarks the panelists responded to questions from the audience.

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    European Eyewitness D-Day Accounts

    The Eisenhower Center at the University of New Orleans sponsored the second in a three part symposium on events and strategies of D-Day. Participants from France, Great Britain and Germany,…

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    American Eyewitness D-Day Accounts

    American veterans of D-Day spoke about their experiences on June 6, 1944 during the Allied invasion of Europe. The university of New Orleans held the three-day symposium discussing the…

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    Marshall Plan 50th Anniversary

    Participants and guests celebrated the 50th anniversary of the Marshall Plan at the National Building Museum. The European Recovery Program, named after Secretary of State George Marshall who…

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    Past Imperfect: Facts, Fictions, Frauds

    Mr. Hoffer talked about his book Past Imperfect: Facts, Fictions, Frauds - American History from Bancroft and Parkman to Ambrose, Bellisles, Ellis, and Goodwin, published by PublicAffairs.…

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    Witness to America

    The guests talk about their book, Witness to America: An Illustrated Documentary History of the United States from the Revolution to Today, published by Harper Resource. The book is an…

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    The Character of President Eisenhower

    In the second of ten “Character Above All” lectures examining the character and leadership of presidents of the past 50 years, Mr. Ambrose spoke about the life and presidency of Dwight D.…

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    Honoring D-Day Veterans

    Professor Ambrose, who is chairing the National D-Day Memorial Foundation, reviewed the successful assault by U.S. infantrymen on D-Day at Omaha Beach. Some veterans of the 116th infantry…

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    Undaunted Courage

    Professor Ambrose spoke about his new book Undaunted Courage: Merriweather Lewis, Thomas Jefferson and the Opening of the American West, which chronicles the journey of Lewis and Clark from…

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    Claremont McKenna College Commencement

    Historian and Author Stephen Ambrose addressed the graduating class of 1999 about the importance of friendship. He talked about his relationships with college friends and discussed the…

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    Comrades: Brothers, Fathers, Heroes, Sons, Pals

    Mr. Ambrose talked about his book, Comrades: Brothers, Fathers, Heroes, Sons, Pals published by Simon and Schuster, about male intimacy and friendship. He also took audience calls, faxes,…

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    Praising and Appraising American Heroes

    Historian Stephen Ambrose and History Professor Patricia Limerick, University of Colorado at Boulder, debated about historical figures such as Thomas Jefferson, Theodore Roosevelt and…

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    U.S. and the Spanish-American War

    Mr. Ambrose spoke about how the Spanish-American War shaped U.S. foreign policy in the early twentieth century and the presidency of Theodore Roosevelt. Congress declared war on Spain on…

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    Atlantic Community

    General Andrew Goodpaster of the Eisenhower World Institute Advisory Board and Stephen Ambrose of the Eisenhower Center talked about the importance of the Atlantic community and the current…

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    Citizen Soldiers

    Author, Stephen Ambrose talked about his new book, Citizen Soldiers, which focuses on U.S. Army efforts after D-Day through the Battle of the Bulge, and took audience calls, faxes and…

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    Lewis and Clark Journals

    Professor Stephen Ambrose, the author of "Undaunted Courage", spoke about Bernard DeVoto’s editing of the journals of the Lewis and Clark expedition in the 1950s. This was part of a tribute…

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    How Leaders Define Themselves

    Panelists talked about the humble backgrounds of political leaders and how this contributed to their careers. They analyzed how various presidents, especially Presidents Eisenhower, Nixon,…

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