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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…

  • Eisenhower and Civil Rights
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    Eisenhower and Civil Rights

    Panelists talked about President Dwight D. Eisenhower’s views and actions in regarding civil rights, including the desegregation of the armed forces, appointments of pro civil rights Supreme Court…

  • Panel on American Biographies
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    Panel on American Biographies

    A panel discussion was held with some biographers of public figures. They responded to questions from members of the audience. Biographer A. Scott Berg moderated. “Biography: The American…

  • 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…