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  • David Valdez Oral History Interview
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    David Valdez Oral History Interview

    David Valdez talked about his photographs of George H.W. Bush which he took as the vice president’s personal photographer and then as White House Photo Office director from 1989 to 1993. He…

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  • Darryl Heikes Oral History Interview
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    Darryl Heikes Oral History Interview

    Darryl Heikes talked about his career working for United Press International and U.S. News & World Report, photographing President Kennedy minutes before his assassination, and the signing…

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  • Lucian Perkins Oral History Interview
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    Lucian Perkins Oral History Interview

    Lucian Perkins, a two time Pulitzer Prize-winner and former Washington Post staff photographer, talked about his career and his photos of wars in the former Yugoslavia, Chechnya, Iraq, and…

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  • Don Carleton Oral History Interview
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    Don Carleton Oral History Interview

    Don Carleton, executive director of the Dolph Briscoe Center for American History at the University of Texas at Austin, described the Center’s photojournalism collection. He also discussed…

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  • Diana Walker Oral History Interview
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    Diana Walker Oral History Interview

    Former Time magazine White House photographer Diana Walker talks about her career and photos. She covered the administrations of Presidents Reagan, Bush, and Clinton. She talked about her…

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  • Eric Draper Oral History Interview
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    Eric Draper Oral History Interview

    Eric Draper talked about his experience documenting White House activities, presidential travel, and major events including the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. Mr. Draper was chief…

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  • Frank Johnston Oral History Interview
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    Frank Johnston Oral History Interview

    Photojournalist Frank Johnston, who worked for United Press International and the Washington Post, talked about his career. His work includes photos of the Lee Harvey Oswald shooting, the…

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  • An Evening with David and Julie Eisenhower
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    An Evening with David and Julie Eisenhower

    David Eisenhower and Julie Nixon Eisenhower famously met as children at the 1957 inauguration of his grandfather - President Dwight D. Eisenhower - and her father, Vice President Richard Nixon.…

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  • Investigative Role of Congress
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    Investigative Role of Congress

    Participants talked about the historical use of the investigatory powers of Congress and oversight roles of various committees. Among the topics they addressed were the influence of…

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  • Changes to Congress
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    Changes to Congress

    Panelists discussed “What Would the Founders Think of Congress Today?” at the Institute on Congress and American History’s week-long symposium for high school teachers on the teaching of history…

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  • emThe Modern American Presidencyem
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    The Modern American Presidency

    Lewis Gould discussed the problems and triumphs of twentieth-century presidents in his book The Modern American Presidency, published by University Press of Kansas. The author analyzed the performance of…

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  • Congress and the Press
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    Congress and the Press

    Participants talked about relations between the Congress and the media. Among the topics they addressed were the history of working relations between the two groups, the impact of new forms…

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  • Congressional Impeachment Authority
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    Congressional Impeachment Authority

    Professor Hamilton served in 1973-74 on the legal staff of the Judiciary Committee of the U.S. House of Representatives on the impeachment inquiry of President Nixon. She talked about the…

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  • Congress  Representative Government
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    Congress: Representative Government

    Dr. Livingston, Mr. Gillette, and Mr. Flanagan spoke about the history of the Institute and the forthcoming publication of the The Encyclopedia of the United States Congress. The Institute…

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  • Congress and the Public
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    Congress and the Public

    Participants talked about the history of the relationships between the Congress and various sectors of the general public. Among the topics they addressed were the role of campaigns, party…

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  • Center for American History
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    Center for American History

    Mr. Carleton talked about the Texas history collections and materials at the Center for American History at the University of Texas. Several of the books and materials were shown as part of…

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