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    James Traub and Peter Drummey on The Presidents

    Historians and contributors to C-SPAN’s The Presidents book discussed the strengths and weaknesses of all the U.S.'s previous chief executives.

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    1849 Murder at Harvard University

    On November 23, 1849, Doctor George Parkman, one of the wealthiest men in Boston, disappeared. He was last seen visiting his alma mater, Harvard Medical School. Paul Collins, an English professor…

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    John William McCormack

    Garrison Nelson talked about his book John William McCormack: A Political Biography, in which he recalls the life of John William McCormack, who served in the House of Representatives for…

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    Remembering Charles Sumner

    A program was given to highlight the efforts and achievements of U.S. Senator Charles Sumner during the bicentennial year of his birth and the sesquicentennial of the Civil War. He was a prominent…

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    Jefferson Collection

    Mr. Drummey discussed various collections of Thomas Jefferson. The collections contain listings of all of Jefferson’s belonging at Monticello, and a catalog of books from his library.

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    Writings of Henry Adams

    The program looks at the Gilded Age with an exploration of the works of Henry Adams, including his Pulitzer Prize winning "The Education of Henry Adams". Adams was the great-grandson of John Adams and…

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    Writings of Henry Adams Part 1

    A look at the life and writings of Henry Adams. Museum Specialist, Kelly Cobble, talked about the Adams National Historical Park in Quincy, Massachusetts. The program also included Authors…

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    Writings of Henry Adams Part 2

    In the second program of a two part series, historians and authors discussed the life and writings of Henry Adams, the grandson of U.S. President John Quincy Adams. They gave a brief…

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