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  • emEisenhower The White House Yearsem
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    Eisenhower: The White House Years

    Jim Newton recounts the tenure of President Dwight Eisenhower (1953-1961). The author refutes the commonly held criticism that President Eisenhower was complacent by citing his transformation of an $8…

  • The Living Constitution Panel
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    The Living Constitution Panel

    A panel discussion was held about the U.S. Constitution and changes in its wording, interpretation, and implementation over the years. Topics included changes in the courts and the implications they…

  • Politics Supreme Court and the Constitution
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    Politics, Supreme Court, and the Constitution

    Legal scholars spoke about the current make up and operations of the U.S. Supreme Court, as well as its future direction. They also talked about the growing influence of conservative legal theory on the federal judiciary and…

  • American History Panel
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    American History Panel

    Authors talked about their books about American history and responded to questions from members of the audience. Diane Smith moderated. Jim Newton is the author of Justice for All: Earl Warren and the…