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    Q&A with Rosemary Stevens

    University of Pennsylvania professor emerita Rosemary Stevens talked about her book, A Time of Scandal: Charles R. Forbes, Warren G. Harding, and the Making of the Veterans Bureau.

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    First Lady Florence Harding

    David Pietrusza and Katherine Sibley talked about the life and influence of first lady Florence Harding and responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Florence Harding was influential in her husband’s career,…

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    Modern First Ladies, Part 1

    Panelists discussed modern first ladies Florence Harding, Grace Coolidge, and Lou Hoover. “Paving the Way” was a panel at the 2015 Warren G. Harding Symposium, “The Modern First Ladies: Portraits…

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    President Warren Harding’s Love Letters

    Panelists talked about the Library of Congress' collection of love letters between President Warren G. Harding and his mistress. The affair predated the 29th president’s administration. Surviving love…

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    Public Opinion of Warren G. Harding

    Phillip Payne, author of Dead Last: The Public Memory of Warren G. Harding’s Scandalous Legacy, talked about the 29th President. Warren G. Harding is consistently listed at the bottom of rankings of America’s best…

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    Life Portrait of Warren G. Harding

    In the twenty-eighth in a series on American presidents, scholars discussed the life and career of Warren G. Harding. Among the issues they discussed were his presidential nomination, the…

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    Attributes of Successful Presidents, Part 4

    The Massachusetts College of Law hosted historians and political scientists to explore successful and unsuccessful presidents. This session dealt with Ulysses S. Grant and Warren G. Harding. Phillip Payne argued that…

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    Warren G. Harding Biographical Vignette

    A brief biographical sketch of President Warren G. Harding’s life and career highlights was shown. Still and motion pictures and an audio recording were included.

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    The Harding Affair

    James David Robenalt talked about his book The Harding Affair: Love and Espionage During the Great War (Palgrave Macmillan (September 1, 2009). In his book he recounts the political and personal…

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    The Teapot Dome Scandal

    Laton McCartney talked about his book The Teapot Dome Scandal, for which President Warren Harding’s administration was indicted for taking multiple bribes from the oil industry in exchange for…

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    Silent Strategists

    Naval historian Manley Irwin talked about his book Silent Strategists: Harding, Denby, and the U.S. Navy’s Trans-Pacific Offensive, World War II, published by University Press of America.…

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    President Harding Profile

    In the fourth of an eight part series on the Ohio presidents, the life of Warren Gamaliel Harding, the 29th president who served from 1921 to 1923, was profiled. Historians, scholars and descendants discussed the public and…

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    Warren G. Harding

    Mr. Dean, President Nixon’s former counsel, illuminates another presidency marked by scandal in his book Warren G. Harding. This short biography is part of the Times Books American Presidents…

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    After Words with David Pietrusza

    David Pietrusza was interviewed about his book 1920: The Year of the Six Presidents, published by Carroll and Graf. The presidential election of 1920 was the only time in the nation’s…

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    Senate Career of Warren G. Harding

    Mr. Ritchie talked about Warren G. Harding’s career in the Senate. He focused on his absence in voting on many key issues and that he was the first President to go directly from the Senate…

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    A Ragtime Revue of Warren G. Harding

    Actors put on a concert performance of The Prez: A Ragtime Scandal. The musical is centered around the life and career of President Warren G. Harding, especially his personal scandals.…

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    The Strange Deaths of President Harding

    Professor Ferrell talked about his book, The Strange Deaths of President Harding, published by the University of Missouri Press. Mr. Ferrell discussed the president’s physical death from a…

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    Presidential Biographers

    Members of a President’s Day panel talked about the presidential biographies they wrote for Times Books' American Presidents series. Mr. Schlesinger, the general editor of the series,…

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    Papers of Evalyn McLean

    Mr. Anthony and Ms. Wolfskill talked about Mrs. McLean’s papers at the Library of Congress which reveal private information about President and Mrs. Harding and the scandals they endured.

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    Florence Harding: The First Lady: Speech

    Mr. Anthony discussed his book, Florence Harding: The First Lady, about Mrs. Harding and her life after the death of President Harding. Mrs. Harding became involved in destroying government…

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