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    Virginia Presidents

    This was a look at the eight Virginia-born presidents who led the nation from its 18th-century origins and into the 20th century -- George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, James Madison, James…

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    First Ladies Anna Harrison, Letitia Tyler, and Julia Tyler

    Edna Greene Medford and Taylor Stoermer talked about the life and influence of first ladies Anna Harrison, Letitia Tyler, and Julia Tyler. They responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.*Among the…

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    Q&A with Ronald Shafer

    Ronald Shafer talked about The Carnival Campaign: How the Rollicking 1840 Campaign of “Tippecanoe and Tyler Too” Changed Presidential Elections Forever. His book details then-candidate William Henry Harrison, a Whig, and his…

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    William Henry Harrison

    Sue Ann Painter talked about her book, William Henry Harrison: Father of the West, about the life and career of President William Henry Harrison. C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in…

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    Mr. Jefferson's Hammer

    Robert Owens talked about his book, Mr. Jefferson’s Hammer: William Henry Harrison and the Origins of American Indian Policy. He talked about how future-President William Henry Harrison implemented President…

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    William Henry Harrison's Inaugural Address

    Mr. Gawalt talked about the inaugural address of President William Henry Harrison, delivered March 4, 1841. He showed the copy held at the Library of Congress and read excerpts. Mr. Gawalt…

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    William Henry Harrison Biographical Vignette

    A short summary was given of the accomplishments and life history of William Henry Harrison, 9th president of the United States. He served only 31 days before he died from pneumonia that…

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    Discussion on President William Henry Harrison

    In the seventh of an eight-part series on the Ohio presidents, the life of William Henry Harrison was profiled. Author Marjorie Burress and Judge Albert Mestemaker, from Hamilton County,…

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    William Henry Harrison's Military Career

    Doug Brinkley talked about General Harrison’s military career, focusing on his experiences on the frontier in Indiana.

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    Life Portrait of William Henry Harrison

    In the ninth in a series on American presidents, the life and career of William Henry Harrison was discussed. Harrison was president of the U.S. for only one month, February-April 1841.…

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    William Henry Harrison Birthplace

    Mr. Jamieson and Mr. Curtis talked about the history of the Berkeley Plantation, and the current operation as a museum.

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    Senate Career of William Henry Harrison

    Mr. Ritchie talked about President Harrison’s time in the Senate. President Harrison first served as a member of the House of Representatives, eventually gaining a Senate seat.

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    Papers of William Henry Harrison

    Mr. Gawalt spoke about the papers of President Harrison, including documents concerning the election of Mr. Harrison, and the funeral of the president.

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