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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…

    301 views
  • 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…

    155 views
  • 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…

    239 views
  • 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…

    176 views
  • 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…

    149 views
  • 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…

    154 views
  • 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…

    125 views
  • Ronald Reagan and Cold War Global Politics
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    Ronald Reagan and Cold War Global Politics

    Historians talked about how the Reagan administration transformed global politics. They discussed global financial markets, oil markets, human rights, and cybersecurity against the backdrop of the Cold…

    301 views
  • Ronald Reagan and Cold War Europe
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    Ronald Reagan and Cold War Europe

    Historians talked about the Reagan administration’s Cold War relationships with the Soviet Union, Poland, and other European countries. This program was part of a three-day conference titled…

    319 views
  • Working in the Reagan Administration
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    Working in the Reagan Administration

    Three former members of the Reagan Administration reflected on their time in the White House and their interactions with the president. They spoke about Ronald Reagan’s leadership style and diplomatic…

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  • Reagan Administration Middle East and Asia Policies
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    Reagan Administration Middle East and Asia Policies

    Historians talked about the Reagan administration’s relations with the Middle East and Asia. They spoke about fears of an American decline as well as the Cold War importance of these regions. This…

    169 views
  • Reagan Administration Policy in Latin America
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    Reagan Administration Policy in Latin America

    Historians talked about Reagan administration policy in Latin America. They discussed the Iran-Contra affair, economics, and human rights issues. The panel was part of a three-day conference titled…

    194 views
  • Vietnam War and Photography
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    Vietnam War and Photography

    Photographers Nick Ut and David Hume Kennerly spoke about their wartime work in Vietnam. Photographs were shown as the photographers recalled the stories behind the images and their impact on American views of the…

    530 views
  • Battle of Ia Drang
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    Battle of Ia Drang

    Vietnam War veterans reflected on their wartime experiences during the Battle of Ia Drang, which journalists called the bloodiest confrontation of Vietnam. The November 1965 battle in the Ia Drang Valley was the…

    737 views
  • Vietnam War and the Press
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    Vietnam War and the Press

    Dan Rather and Peter Arnett talked about their work as war correspondents during the Vietnam War and how their experiences compared with the U.S. government’s official version of the war.   Dan Rather’s Vietnam…

    518 views
  • Vietnam War Commanders in Chief
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    Vietnam War Commanders in Chief

    Former presidential aides discussed the roles of Presidents Lyndon Johnson and Richard Nixon during the Vietnam War era. They were joined by historian to explore the foreign policy of each president as well as the…

    451 views
  • Secretary of State John Kerry Discusses the Vietnam War
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    Secretary Kerry on the Vietnam War

    Secretary of State John Kerry shares his views on the Vietnam War. Secretary Kerry served in the Vietnam War as a U.S. Navy Swift Boat commander and received a Silver Star, a Bronze Star, and three…

    497 views
  • Conversation with Ken Burns and Lynn Novick
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    Conversation with Ken Burns and Lynn Novick

    Filmmakers Ken Burns and Lynn Novick discussed The Vietnam War, a ten-part, 18-hour documentary set to be released in 2017. They spoke with Mark Updegrove at a three-day “Vietnam War…

    1,876 views
  • Vietnam AntiWar Movement
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    Vietnam Anti-War Movement

    Panelists talked about the Vietnam anti-war movement. Panelists included former anti-war activist Tom Hayden, historian Marilyn Young, and author David Maraniss. Robert Schenkkan, who wrote the play…

    680 views
  • Henry Kissinger Reflects on the Vietnam War
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    Conversation with Henry Kissinger

    Henry Kissinger talked about U.S. policy during the Vietnam War, his role, and the lessons learned from the conflict. He also responded to questions from the audience. Topics included America’s promises of support for the South…

    1,458 views
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