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    First Lady Nancy Reagan - Legacy

    The Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation and Institute hosted a conference on first lady Nancy Reagan’s life, work and legacy. Among the topics discussed were Nancy Reagan’s impact on the country and…

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    Douglas Brinkley - Part 5

    Historian and author Douglas Brinkley talked about Joe Biden, Donald Trump, Barack Obama, the National Park System, the U.S. space program, and more. He spoke with Brian Lamb in two…

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    Douglas Brinkley - Part 4

    Historian and author Douglas Brinkley talked about Neil Armstrong, baseball stadiums, Hunter S. Thompson, Johnny Depp, Evel Knievel, Oprah Winfrey and more. He spoke with Brian Lamb in two…

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    Douglas Brinkley - Part 3

    Historian and author Douglas Brinkley talked about Kurt Vonnegut, D.H. Lawrence, his friendships with Bob Dylan and Chuck Berry, traveling to Cuba with Sean Penn and Christopher Hitchens,…

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    Douglas Brinkley - Part 2

    Historian and author Douglas Brinkley talked about his teaching career, Stephen Ambrose, his book The Majic Bus, Arthur Miller, Waylon Jennings, Elizabeth Gilbert, and more. He spoke with…

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    Douglas Brinkley - Part 1

    Historian and author Douglas Brinkley talked about being educated at Georgetown and Oxford, Dean Acheson, working at used book and record stores, Muddy Waters, Little Richard, and more. He…

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    Douglas Brinkley - Part 6

    Historian and author Douglas Brinkley talked about his favorite biographies, Jimmy Carter, Bill Clinton, George W. Bush, Ross Perot, Ronald Reagan’s letters and memoir, the Nixon tapes and…

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    Historians Discuss C-SPAN's Historians Presidential Leadership Survey

    Historians Richard Norton Smith, Douglas Brinkley, Edna Greene Medford, and Amity Shlaes talked about the results of C-SPAN’s fourth Historians Survey of Presidential Leadership.

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    Douglas Brinkley and Amity Shlaes on C-SPAN Presidential Historian Survey

    Historians Douglas Brinkley and Amity Shlaes talked about the results of C-SPAN’s fourth Historians Survey of Presidential Leadership.

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    Talking with Historian Douglas Brinkley

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    In this episode of C-SPAN’s “Talking With” podcast, historian Douglas Brinkley is interviewed. Educated at Ohio State and Georgetown, Professor Brinkley is an expert on US presidents. He…

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    Bob Woodward on History and Disinformation

    Washington Post reporter and author Bob Woodward offered his thoughts on the importance of history to combat disinformation. He was joined by historian Douglas Brinkley. This program was…

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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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