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  • Presidents Home in Photographs and History
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    President's Home in Photographs and History

    Vicki Goldberg, author of the book The White House: The President’s Home in Photographs and History, shared some of her favorite images of presidents and their families when they lived at…

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  • emRoosevelts Secret Warem
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    Roosevelt's Secret War

    Mr. Persico talked about his book, Roosevelt’s Secret War: FDR and World War II Espionage. He also discussed the history of intelligence activity in the United States. Following his prepared remarks he…

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  • Documentaries and Presidents
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    Documentaries and Presidents

    Mr. Grubin talked about the art of creating film biography and how to use film to explore the complexities of a president’s character. During his lecture he showed excerpts from film…

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  • Power and the Presidency
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    Power and the Presidency

    David McCullough talked about the office of the presidency and the power that the office holds. He focused on the dynamic nature of the office, both from the perspective of the presidents…

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  • Power and the Presidency Franklin Roosevelt
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    Power and the Presidency: Franklin Roosevelt

    Ms. Goodwin talked about Roosevelt’s first 100 days in office and the many government programs that he established. She also focused on his relationship with the public and his famous…

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  • Power and the Presidency Richard Nixon
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    Power and the Presidency: Richard Nixon

    Mr. Bradlee talked about the career and presidency of Richard Nixon. He focused on the personality of Nixon and his relationship with the press. He also talked about the 1960 presidential…

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  • Power and the Presidency
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    Power and the Presidency

    Mr. Beschloss moderated a panel who spoke about how presidents wielded their power. They recounted personal experiences with various presidents, related the different personal styles of…

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  • Power and the Presidency Eisenhower and Kennedy
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    Power and the Presidency: Eisenhower and Kennedy

    Mr. Beschloss talked about the presidencies of Dwight Eisenhower and John F. Kennedy. He compared and contrasted their leadership styles and the issues they faced while in office. After his…

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  • Power and the Presidency Lyndon B Johnson
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    Power and the Presidency: Lyndon B. Johnson

    Mr. Caro talked about the presidency of Lyndon B. Johnson. He focused on Johnson’s effective use of political power, his civil rights record, and the criticism of the Vietnam War. He also talked…

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  • Power and the Presidency Bill Clinton
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    Power and the Presidency: Bill Clinton

    Mr. Maraniss talked about the life and career of Bill Clinton. He focused on his experiences writing the unauthorized biography of President Clinton, First In His Class. He also spoke about the…

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