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  • Richard Norton Smith Douglas Brinkley and Edna Greene Medford Discuss emThe Presidentsem
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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.

    1,660 views
  • QA with Doug Brinkley
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    Q&A with Doug Brinkley

    Historian Douglas Brinkley talked about his book, American Moonshot: John F. Kennedy and the Great Space Race.

    1,163 views
  • QA with Douglas Brinkley Edna Greene Medford and Russell Shorto
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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.

    848 views
  • Life Portrait of Jimmy Carter
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    Life Portrait of Jimmy Carter

    In the thirty-eighth in a series on American presidents, scholars and historians discussed the life and career of Jimmy Carter. Among the issues they discussed were his childhood in Plains,…

    2,862 views
  • QA with Douglas Brinkley
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    Q&A with Douglas Brinkley

    Rice University History Professor Douglas Brinkley talked about his new biography of long-time CBS “Evening News” anchor Walter Cronkite, who was often referred to as “the most trusted man in America.” Cronkite chronicles his early…

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  • QA with Douglas Brinkley Part 2
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    Q&A with Douglas Brinkley, Part 2

    Historian Douglas Brinkley talked about his forthcoming book, The Wilderness Warrior: Theodore Roosevelt and the Crusade for America (Harper; July 28, 2009). The book tells the story of President…

    620 views
  • QA with Douglas Brinkley Part 1
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    Q&A with Douglas Brinkley, Part 1

    Historian Douglas Brinkley talked about his forthcoming book, The Wilderness Warrior: Theodore Roosevelt and the Crusade for America (Harper; July 28, 2009). The book tells the story of President…

    1,863 views
  • QA with Richard Norton Smith and Douglas Brinkley
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    Q&A with Richard Norton Smith and Douglas Brinkley

    Historians Richard Norton Smith and Douglas Brinkley talked about the upcoming 2010 midterm elections, the Obama presidency, and politics in the U.S. They compared the 2010 election with…

    740 views
  • QA with Richard Norton Smith and Douglas Brinkley
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    Q&A with Richard Norton Smith and Douglas Brinkley

    Historians Richard Norton Smith and Douglas Brinkley talked about their work and their profession. Richard Norton Smith currently teaches at George Mason University and is working on a biography…

    1,399 views
  • emThe Great Delugeem
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    The Great Deluge

    Douglas Brinkley talked about the state of recovery and reconstruction efforts in New Orleans, the re-election of Mayor Nagin, and his book The Great Deluge: Hurricane Katrina, New Orleans,…

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  • Hurricane Katrina in Historical Context
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    Hurricane Katrina in Historical Context

    Mr. Brinkley, via video feed from Houston (TX), discussed Hurricane Katrina in a historical context by looking at disasters that other presidents have had to deal with and recover from. He also…

    145 views
  • QA with President George W Bush
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    Q&A with President George W. Bush

    President George W. Bush gave C-SPAN an exclusive interview in the Map Room of the White House. In his remarks he offered some thoughts on his presidency, his second inaugural address, the Reagan…

    1,061 views
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    Tour of Duty: John Kerry and the Vietnam War

    Douglas Brinkley talked about his book Tour of Duty: John Kerry and the Vietnam War, published by William Morrow. Professor Brinkley spoke about developing the concept of the book, the legacy of the…

    261 views
  • emThe Majic Bus An American Odysseyem
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    The Majic Bus: An American Odyssey

    Professor Brinkley discussed his book, The Majic Bus: An American Odyssey, the record of a two-month cross-country tour with eleven Hofstra students. The American culture-humanities “class” travelled…

    1,190 views
  • Tocqueville in New Orleans
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    Tocqueville in New Orleans

    Alexis de Tocqueville and Gustave de Beaumont visited New Orleans. They talked with civic leaders and compared French culture in France, Canada and New Orleans. Douglas Brinkley talked about…

    122 views
  • American Presidents
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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…

    1,142 views
  • Washington Journal Monday
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    Washington Journal: Monday

    Current news events and political issues were examined through reviews of the morning newspapers; interviews with journalists, newsmakers and legislators; and viewer telephone calls, faxes…

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  • Washington Journal Friday
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    Washington Journal: Friday

    Current news events and political issues were examined through reviews of the morning newspapers; interviews with journalists, newsmakers and legislators; and viewer telephone calls, faxes…

    252 views
  • Washington Friday Journal
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    Washington Friday Journal

    Current news events and political issues were examined through reviews of the morning newspapers; interviews with journalists, newsmakers and legislators; and viewer telephone calls, faxes…

    39 views
  • Former President Carter Peacekeeping
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    Former President Carter Peacekeeping

    The guests discussed former President Jimmy Carter’s role in international peacekeeping. Mr. Brock wrote this month’s cover story in the American Spectator, “Carter’s Chicken Coup.” Professor…

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