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    Herbert Hoover's 1964 Funeral

    Herbert Hoover, the 31st president, was buried near his childhood home in West Branch, Iowa, on October 25, 1964. Using archival footage, audio-visual archivist Lynn Smith looked back at…

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    Herbert Hoover Presidential Library and Museum

    The 31st president’s great-grandson, Allan Hoover III, talked about how the Herbert Hoover Presidential Library and Museum in West Branch, Iowa, will evolve in coming years. The smallest…

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    Herbert Hoover's World War I-Era Food Relief Work

    Before Herbert Hoover’s 1928 election as the nation’s 31st president, he earned the moniker “The Great Humanitarian” for his relief work - helping to save millions from starvation during World…

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    Herbert Hoover and FDR Transition

    The directors of the Herbert Hoover and Franklin D. Roosevelt presidential libraries talked about the 1932 campaign for the White House in the midst of the Great Depression -- and the tense…

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    Herbert Hoover Presidential Library

    Herbert Hoover Presidential Library director Thomas Schwartz discussed how the library explores the life of the 31st chief executive. Mr. Schwartz explained that the facility takes a broad look…

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    Q&A with Susan Schulten and Eric Rauchway

    Historians Susan Schulten and Eric Rauchway talked about two of the most contentious presidential transitions in U.S. history - in 1861, between James Buchanan and Abraham Lincoln, and in…

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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

    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

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

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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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