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    Orders from France

    Roger Kennedy talked about his book Orders From France: The Americans and the French in a Revolutionary World, 1780 - 1820 (University of Pennsylvania Press). In the book he examines the ways in which…

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    Mr. Jefferson's Lost Cause

    Mr. Kennedy talked about his book Mr. Jefferson’s Lost Cause: Land, Farmers, Slavery, and the Louisiana Purchase, published by Oxford University Press. The book is a reconsideration of the…

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    Burr, Hamilton and Jefferson

    Mr. Kennedy talked about his book Burr, Hamilton, and Jefferson: A Study in Character, published by Oxford University Press. The book surveys the careers of three of the founders of the…

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    Enriching Our Lives

    Roger Kennedy spoke on how to be more effective at work and in everyday life. He used examples from history to demonstrate the way to be most effective is to work as a community and not as…

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    National Parks Future

    In the second of two hearings, The Senate Energy & Natural Resources Subcommittee chaired by Senator Craig Thomas, R-Wyoming, heard testimony about the future of the National Parks system.…

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    Washington Journal: Wednesday

    C-SPAN’s Washington Journal examined current news and political issues through reviews newspapers, interviews, and viewer comments. In the first segment, Washington Bureau Chief for the Arkansas…

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    Chief Justice John Jay

    Director Roger Kennedy examined the life and career of John Jay, who served as the first chief justice of the U.S. Supreme Court from 1789-1795. He also described his tour of the home in Rye, New…

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    National Park Fundraising

    Senate Natural Resource Committee members heard testimony from National Park Service officials and others concerning S.1703, a bill would which allow the National Park Foundation to become…

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    Pennsylvania Avenue Alternate Plan

    The National Park Service briefed reporters on the plan for Pennsylvania Avenue after concrete barriers were installed to seal it off in front of the White House in May 1995.

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    Washington Monday Journal

    C-SPAN’s Washington Journal examined recent political news through reviews of newspaper interviews and viewer comments. Throughout this program, features on the launching of a second C-SPAN School Bus appeared. Several employees…

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    Pennsylvania Avenue Design Plans

    Director Kennedy talked about how the space in front of the White House would be used to create a public, pedestrian space while still maintaining a secure perimeter for the White House.…

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    Washington Monday 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…

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    National Parks Recreation Fees

    Committee members heard testimony concerning raising fees at national parks around the country to make up for budget cuts and improve user services.

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    Opening of the White House Visitor Center

    First Lady Hillary Rodham Clinton and others spoke at a ceremony officially opening the White House visitor center. Located in the Commerce Department, the center will provide visitor…

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    National Park Service

    U.S. House Natural Resources and Appropriations Subcommittee bheard testimony concerning the National Park Service’s financial and management practices from Department of the Interior, National…

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    National Park Service Concerns

    Director Kennedy talked to reporters about the wide-ranging issues facing the National Park Service.

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    Civil War Battlefields Report

    The participants spoke about the importance of Civil War remembrance. Mr. Bearss discussed Civil War events on this date in history. Senator Bumpers, the founder of the Civil War…

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    Clinton Inaugural Activities

    Mr. Kennedy commented on the Clinton presidential inaugural, which began earlier in the day with a visit by the President-elect and Vice President-elect to Monticello, the home of former…

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    World Events of 1991

    Michael Beschloss, Historian, Annenberg Washington Program, and Roger Kennedy, Director, National Museum of American History, responded to callers' questions on the major issues and news…

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    Conversation on World Changes

    Three authors involved in world affairs engaged in a wide-ranging discussion on recent world events and America’s role in international matters. Roger Kennedy, Director of the Smithsonian’s American History Museum, expressed reservations…

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