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  • Herbert Hoover and Harry Truman
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    Herbert Hoover and Harry Truman

    Professor Lisa Ossian used photographs and diary entries to describe the enduring friendship between Republican Herbert Hoover and Democrat Harry Truman. This event was part of the Herbert Hoover…

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  • Herbert Hoover and Woodrow Wilson
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    Herbert Hoover and Woodrow Wilson

    Ross Kennedy talked about Herbert Hoover’s relationship with Woodrow Wilson and his role in the Wilson administration until their falling out in 1920. Mr. Kennedy is an Illinois State University…

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  • Herbert Hoover and Dwight Eisenhower
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    Herbert Hoover and Dwight Eisenhower

    Timothy Walch talked about the uneasy relationship between Herbert Hoover and Dwight D. Eisenhower. Mr. Walch is a former director of the Herbert Hoover Presidential Library and Museum. This event was…

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  • Herbert Hoover and Calvin Coolidge
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    Herbert Hoover and Calvin Coolidge

    Herbert Hoover scholar George Nash talked about the defining relationship between the 31st president and his Oval Office predecessor, Calvin Coolidge. This event was part of the Herbert Hoover Presidential…

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  • Hoover Presidential Library and Museums American Presidents Exhibit
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    Hoover Presidential Library and Museum's "American Presidents" Exhibit

    Curator Marcus Eckhard gave a tour of the “American Presidents: Life Portraits” exhibit at the Herbert Hoover Presidential Library and Museum. North Carolina painter and sculptor Chas Fagan…

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  • emHerbert Hoover in the White Houseem
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    Herbert Hoover in the White House

    Charles Rappleye talked about his book Herbert Hoover in the White House: The Ordeal of the Presidency, in which he recalls the tenure of America’s 31st President Herbert Hoover.

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  • History of the Iowa Caucuses Panel 2
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    History of the Iowa Caucuses, Panel 2

    Reporters talked about their experiences covering the Iowa caucuses. One of the reporters covered nine presidential caucus campaigns for the Des Moines Register newspaper. Following the…

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  • History of the Iowa Caucuses Panel 1
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    History of the Iowa Caucuses, Panel 1

    Former Iowa caucus campaign managers talked about the evolution and significance of the Iowa caucuses. The panel included Richard Bender, who helped revise the caucus process in the early…

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  • Tim Kraft on the History of the Iowa Caucuses
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    Tim Kraft on the History of the Iowa Caucuses

    Tim Kraft talked about the history of the Iowa caucuses. Mr. Kraft was the Iowa caucus campaign manager for Jimmy Carter in 1976 and national campaign manager in 1980. Mr. Kraft told the story of President…

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  • Discussion on Laura Ingalls Wilders Legacy
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    Legacy of Laura Ingalls Wilder

    Pamela Smith Hill, editor of Pioneer Girl: The Annotated Autobiography, talked about the life of Laura Ingalls Wilder. Ms. Wilder is the author of the Little House series of books which…

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  • Discussion on Herbert Hoover and World War I Humanitarian Aid
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    Herbert Hoover and World War I Humanitarian Aid

    Panelists talked about the history of the Commission for Relief in Belgium, including Herbert Hoover’s involvement and its effect on current humanitarian aid expectations. Prior to serving…

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  • Discussion on First Ladies and the Politics of Fashion
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    First Ladies and the Politics of Fashion

    Annette Dunlap talked about the evolution of first ladies' fashion, including the impact fashion had on their public image and what their wardrobe choices reveal about the time period.

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  • Berlin Tunnel Operation
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    Berlin Tunnel Operation

    Lou Mehrer spoke about the Berlin Tunnel and “Operation Gold,” a 1950s project conducted by the Central Intelligence Agency and the British Intelligence Service to tap into Soviet communications by…

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  • Americas Foreign Policy at MidCentury
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    America's Foreign Policy at Mid-Century

    Historians discuss the significant change in America’s foreign policy in the wake of World War II. Prior to this war, America was committed to a non-interventionism, reflecting America’s…

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  • Presidential Library Series
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    Herbert Hoover Presidential Library

    The first in a series on presidential libraries focused on Herbert Hoover’s life and career using rarely-seen materials housed at the library. Guests talked about the significance of Hoover’s…

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  • Herbert Hoover Archival Materials
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    Herbert Hoover Archival Materials

    Christine Mouw and Dwight Miller showed various archival items relating to President Herbert Hoover, which are housed at the Hoover Presidential Library. They talked about the history of…

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  • President Hoover Birthplace
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    President Hoover Birthplace

    Ms. Kohan took C-SPAN cameras on a tour of former President Herbert Hoover’s boyhood home in West Branch, IA.

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    Hoover, The Fishing President: Portrait of the Private Man

    Hal Elliott Wert talked about his book Hoover, The Fishing President: Portrait of the Private Man and His Life Outdoors, published by Stackpole Books. In the book Mr. Wert details President Herbert…

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  • Vice Presidents as National Leaders
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    Vice Presidents as National Leaders

    Professor Neustadt, who served under Presidents Kennedy and Johnson, spoke about how the role of the vice president has changed since the Truman administration in campaign politics and the…

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  • Vice Presidential Perspective
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    Vice Presidential Perspective

    Former Vice President Quayle reflected on his four years at the White House and working for President Bush.

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