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  • emPresident McKinleyem
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    President McKinley

    Robert Merry, former CEO of Congressional Quarterly, recalled the presidency of William McKinley.

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  • Washington Journal Matthew Dallek and Robert Merry Discuss Conservative Politics in 1968
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    Matthew Dallek and Robert Merry on Conservative Politics in 1968

    Robert Merry and Matthew Dallek talked about conservative politics in 1968 as part of C-SPAN’s “1968: America in Turmoil” series. Perceived liberal excesses and disenchantment with the size of…

    1,293 views
  • Panelists Discuss Future of Conservatism
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    Republican Party and Conservatism

    Panelists talked about conservatism and how it can be defined in the modern era.

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  • QA with Robert Merry
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    Q&A with Robert Merry

    Robert Merry talked about his book, President McKinley: Architect of the American Century, on the 25th president who oversaw the United States' expansion into the Pacific and Caribbean.…

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  • American Views on Intervention
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    American Views on Intervention

    Panelists talked about U.S. perspectives on intervention in global conflicts, including whether or not the U.S. should have intervened in the Syrian civil war, as well as in Iraq following the increased…

    366 views
  • Government Shutdown Politics
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    Government Shutdown Politics

    Participants talked about the likely impact of the government shutdown and impasse over raising the debt ceiling on the political climate in Washington and potential effects on future…

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  • Panel Explores Executive Power in Foreign Security Policy
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    Presidential Powers

    A panel discussion was held on presidential power in foreign and security policy. Attorneys and constitutional experts gave an historical perspective on executive power in relation to…

    247 views
  • emWhere They Standem
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    Where They Stand

    Robert Merry examines how U.S. presidents are ranked in the eyes of historians and the populace. The author places the president’s in groupings to better understand their places in history, from “Leaders of…

    694 views
  • Taxes and Foreign Policy
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    Taxes and Foreign Policy

    Grover Norquist talked about U.S. tax laws and foreign policy. He also talked about the choice of Representative Paul Ryan (R-WI) as a Republican vice presidential candidate and his…

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  • QA with Robert Merry
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    Q&A with Robert Merry

    Robert Merry talked about his book A Country of Vast Designs: James K. Polk, the Mexican War and the Conquest of the American Continent (Simon & Schuster; November 3, 2009). The 11th president, James…

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  • emSands of Empireem
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    Sands of Empire

    Robert Merry was interviewed about his book Sands of Empire: Missionary Zeal, American Foreign Policy, and the Hazards of Global Ambition, published by Simon and Schuster. The author spoke about the…

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  • After Words with Robert Merry
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    After Words with Robert Merry

    Mr. Merry was interviewed by Mr. Ullman about his critique of U.S. foreign policy titled Sands of Empire: Missionary Zeal, American Foreign Policy, and the Hazards of Global Ambition, published by Simon and…

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  • Washington Press Club 61st Annual Congressional Dinner
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    Washington Press Club 61st Annual Congressional Dinner

    Representative Tom DeLay (R-TX) and Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) spoke at an annual dinner for Washington correspondents. Remarks at the event were given in a tongue-in-cheek tone and focused…

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  • New Hampshire Primaries
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    New Hampshire Primaries

    Journalists talked about the history and importance of the New Hampshire primary elections. They talked about the timing of the primaries, their experiences covering campaigns in New…

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  • emTaking on the Worldem
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    Taking on the World

    Robert Merry discussed his book, Taking on the World: Joseph and Stewart Alsop - Guardians of the American Century, published by Viking/Penguin. The Alsops were journalists and members of…

    549 views
  • Politics 98 Online
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    Politics '98 Online

    Panelists talked about the impact online services and online journalism will play in the 1998 elections. This was part of a seminar on journalism and the Internet hosted by the Freedom…

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  • emTaking on the Worldem
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    Taking on the World

    Mr. Merry talked about his book, Taking on the World: Joseph and Stewart Alsop - Guardians of the American Century. It focuses on the members of an old New England family who were both…

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  • Senate Party Leaders of the 20th Century
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    Senate Party Leaders of the 20th Century

    Congressional scholars discussed their research on party leaders in the Senate during the 20th century in a forum during a symposium marking the bicentennial of the U.S. Senate. Panelists…

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  • emThe Congressional Quarterlyem
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    The Congressional Quarterly

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  • News Review
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    News Review

    Editors Frank Richard of the National Journal and Robert Merry of Congressional Quarterly discussed the main news topics of the week and answered audience questions. Some of the topics…

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