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    First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy

    Historian Douglas Brinkley discussed Jacqueline Kennedy’s tenure and legacy as first lady with businessman and philanthropist David Rubenstein. They focused on her historic preservation and…

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    Montgomery Bus Boycott Anniversary

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    December 5, 1955 was the start of the year-long Montgomery, Alabama bus boycott. Hear remarks by Rosa Parks and Martin Luther King, Jr. and historian Douglas Brinkley, discussed his book…

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    Author Discussion on U.S. History

    Authors and historians Jon Meacham, Margaret MacMillan, and Douglas Brinkley discussed their favorite historical figures at the 2018 Rancho Mirage Writers Festival in California.

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    After Words with Jimmy Carter

    Former President Jimmy Carter discussed the diary he kept during his years in the White House with presidential historian Doug Brinkley. In his book, he provides insights into political…

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    First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt

    Allida Black and Douglas Brinkley talked about the life and influence of first lady Eleanor Roosevelt and responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Topics included her independent life and…

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    The Presidents

    Historians Richard Norton Smith, Douglas Brinkley, and Edna Greene Medford talked C-SPAN’s The Presidents, each of whom contributed to the new book.

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    American Moonshot

    Historian Douglas Brinkley talked about his book, American Moonshot: John F. Kennedy and the Great Space Race, in which he recounted President Kennedy’s commitment to space exploration and…

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    Checks and Balances - Intentions of the Founders

    Historians Annette Gordon-Reed and Douglas Brinkley examined the framing of the Constitution and speculated about the founders' thoughts on the balance of power in the U.S. government today.…

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    Discussion on American Optimism

    Douglas Brinkley (American Moonshot), Jason Berry (City of a Million Dreams), and Elizabeth Schwartz (Before I Do) talked about optimism in American history and politics.…

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    Douglas Brinkley, Edna Greene Medford, and Richard Norton Smith on The Presidents

    Historians Douglas Brinkley, Edna Greene Medford and Richard Norton Smith discussed C-SPAN’s book, The Presidents.

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    Q&A with Doug Brinkley

    Historian Douglas Brinkley talked about his book, American Moonshot: John F. Kennedy and the Great Space Race.

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    Discussion on D-Day

    Historians Antony Beevor, Rick Atkinson, Douglas Brinkley, and Susan Eisenhower discussed D-Day at the Rancho Mirage Writers Festival in California.

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    Douglas Brinkley on Presidential Relations With Congress

    Presidential historian Douglas Brinkley talked about the history of presidents and their relationships with Congress.

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    Q&A with Douglas Brinkley, Edna Medford and Russell Shorto

    Historians Douglas Brinkley, Edna Greene Medford, and Russell Shorto talked about what it means to be an American.

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    Douglas Brinkley on the Death of George H.W. Bush

    Author and presidential historian Douglas Brinkley discussed the life and legacy of former President George H.W. Bush. Mr. Bush died on Friday, November 30 age 94.

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    Woodrow Wilson's Life and Politics

    Historians Douglas Brinkley, Patricia O’Toole, and Sean Wilentz talked about Woodrow Wilson, including the 28th president’s time at Princeton University, as well as his family, intellectual…

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    The Quiet World

    Douglas Brinkley talked about his book The Quiet World: Saving Alaska’s Wilderness Kingdom, 1879-1960. He was interviewed while at the Texas Book Festival. The program included schedule…

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    Author Discussion on Presidential Elections

    A discussion on U.S. presidential elections from the 2018 Rancho Mirage Writers Festival in California, which featured Karl Rove and historians H.W. Brands and Douglas Brinkley.

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    Douglas Brinkley on Donald Trump's Influence on the Presidency

    Historian Doug Brinkley talked about Donald Trump’s Influence on the presidency.

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    Donald Trump and the Presidency

    Historians and journalists compared President Trump’s first year in office to his predecessors and talked about the future of the presidency. The discussion took place at the annual Texas…

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