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  • Rethinking the Election of 1964
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    Rethinking the Election of 1964

    Panelists talked about the 1964 presidential election. Topics included the roles of the electorate, nominees, and political parties in the election’s outcome. President Lyndon B. Johnson won a second…

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  • Presidents in World Affairs
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    Presidents in World Affairs

    Scholars talked about the differences in leadership styles between Presidents Franklin Roosevelt and Harry Truman, as well as President Dwight Eisenhower’s ideology, and how it guided his decision-making during the Cold…

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  • The State of the Presidential Studies Field
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    The State of the Presidential Studies Field

    Presidential scholars and others talked about the intersection between popular and scholarly history, including the narrative approach of authors David McCullough and Doris Kearns Goodwin,…

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  • Strom Thurmond and Political History
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    Strom Thurmond and Political History

    Historian Joseph Crespino discussed his work on former Senator Strom Thurmond while describing the role that writing a biography plays in helping to define and expand the study of American political history and reinterpret…

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  • Jimmy Carter and the 1970s
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    Jimmy Carter and the 1970s

    Professor Bruce Schulman, chair of the Boston University History Department, teaches history classes on the United States since 1865. In this class he lectured about the 1970s and President Jimmy Carter. Topics…

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  • emRightward Bound Making America Conservative in the 1970sem
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    Rightward Bound: Making America Conservative in the 1970s

    Bruce Schulman and Julian Zelizer talked about the book they co-edited, Rightward Bound: Making America Conservative in the 1970s, (Harvard University Press, March 15, 2008) co-edited by…

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