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  • World War IEra German Hunger
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    World War I-Era German Hunger

    Mary Elisabeth Cox documented the depth of hunger among German women and children between 1914 and 1924. This talk was from a day-long conference at the Herbert Hoover Presidential Library in West Branch,…

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  • Herbert Hoovers World War I Relief Work
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    Herbert Hoover's World War I Relief Work

    Herbert Hoover’s biographer George Nash recalled his World War I relief work, which saved the lives of millions caught up in the war and its aftermath -- and which set the stage for his White…

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  • Herbert Hoover and Aid to FamineStricken Russia
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    Herbert Hoover and Aid to Famine-Stricken Russia

    Stanford University historian Bertrand Patenaude talked about Herbert Hoover and aid to famine-stricken Soviet Russia from 1921 to 1922. This program at the Hoover presidential library in West…

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  • emWinter Warem
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    Winter War

    Eric Rauchway, University of California, Davis, history professor, recounted the strained transition between Presidents Hoover and Roosevelt in 1932.

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  • QA with Richard Norton Smith
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    Q&A with Richard Norton Smith

    Presidential historian Richard Norton Smith talked about An Uncommon Man, his biography of President Herbert Hoover.

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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

    Kenneth Whyte talked about his book Hoover, in which he recalls the personal and political life of President Herbert Hoover. He spoke with author and presidential scholar Amity Shlaes.…

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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 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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  • Color Films of President Hoover
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    Color Films of President Hoover

    Lynn Smith spoke by phone about the color home movies belonging to President Herbert Hoover and first lady Lou Hoover that Ms. Smith recently discovered in the collection of the Herbert Hoover Presidential…

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  • Silent Film of Herbert Hoover 1929 Inauguration
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    Silent Film of Herbert Hoover 1929 Inauguration

    This silent film documents the March 4, 1929, presidential inauguration of Herbert Hoover.

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  • Herbert Hoover the Humanitarian
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    Herbert Hoover the Humanitarian

    Historian George Nash talked about Herbert Hoover’s humanitarian efforts during World War I and World War II.

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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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  • Herbert Hoover 1960 Republican Convention Address
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    Herbert Hoover 1960 Republican Convention Address

    Former President Herbert Hoover addressed the 1960 Republican National Convention. The video is provided by the NBC News Archives.

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  • Universal Newsreel from March 27 1951
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    Universal Newsreel from March 27, 1951

    In this Universal Newsreel segment, FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover testifies on crime and gambling, and Korean War veterans are shown returning home, including caskets of those who were…

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  • emHoovers War on Gaysem
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    Hoover's War on Gays

    Douglas Charles talked about his book, Hoover’s War on Gays: Exposing the FBI’s “Sex Deviates” Program. Between 1930 and the mid-1970s, the FBI accumulated more than 330,000 pages on so-called “sex…

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  • First Lady Lou Hoover
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    First Lady Lou Hoover

    Annette Dunlap and Emily Charnock talked about the life and influence of first lady Lou Hoover and responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Active outdoors, Lou Hoover was the first…

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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…

    630 views
  • Modern First Ladies Part 1
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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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