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    My Dear President

    Gerard Gawalt talked about his book My Dear President: Letters Between Presidents and Their Wives, published by Black Dog and Leventhal Publishers. Mr. Gawalt, a curator of the papers of…

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    William Henry Harrison's Inaugural Address

    Mr. Gawalt talked about the inaugural address of President William Henry Harrison, delivered March 4, 1841. He showed the copy held at the Library of Congress and read excerpts. Mr. Gawalt…

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    Papers of Andrew Jackson

    Gerard Gawalt of the Library of Congress focused on the personal papers of Andrew Jackson. He examined letters that reflected on Jackson’s youth, his thoughts on the Revolutionary War, and…

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    First Daughters

    Gerald Gawalt and his daughter Ann Gawalt were interviewed about their book, First Daughters: Letters between U.S. Presidents and Their Daughters, published by Black Dog and Leventhal…

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    First Daughters

    Gerald Gawalt and his daughter Ann Gawalt discussed their book, First Daughters: Letters between U.S. Presidents and Their Daughters, published by Black Dog and Leventhal Publishers. They…

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    Papers of President James Monroe

    Library of Congress, American History Specialist, Gerard Gawalt spoke about the letters and documents of President James Monroe, including letters from the Revolutionary War period and from…

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    Declaration of Independence

    Mr. Gawalt talked about what life was like in 1776 and how the public at that time reacted to the signing of the Declaration of Independence. He also talked about the signers of the Declaration,…

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    Jefferson and Madison Letters

    Mr. Gawalt talked about the papers of Thomas Jefferson and James Madison that are housed in the Library of Congress.

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    Papers of John Tyler

    Gerard Gawalt, American History Specialist, Library of Congress, showed some of the papers of John Tyler which are kept at the Library of Congress. Among the items shown were Tyler’s diary,…

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    Papers of William Henry Harrison

    Mr. Gawalt spoke about the papers of President Harrison, including documents concerning the election of Mr. Harrison, and the funeral of the president.

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    Washington Journal Feature

    Mr. Gawalt talked about Independence Day and current newspaper headlines. He also took audience calls, faxes, and electronic mail.

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    George Washington Papers

    American Legal History Specialist Gerald Gawalt and George Washington Historian Jack Warren looked at the collections at the Library of Congress for the American Presidents series. They…

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    Library of Congress

    James Billington talked about the importance of books in our lives. Various speakers spoke about the different rooms in the Library of Congress and the many interesting materials found in…

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    George Washington Papers

    Gerard Gawalt, a manuscript historian for the Library of Congress, talked about the Library’s project of posting George Washington’s entire collection of papers on the internet. He spoke about…

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    Great Seal of the U.S.

    Gerard Gawalt talked about the Great Seal of the U.S. and its historical significance.

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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 and…

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    Washington Journal: Tuesday

    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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    Wednesday Journal Library of Congress

    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, and…

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