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    The Rise of Andrew Jackson

    Historians David and Jeanne Heidler looked at how Andrew Jackson was elected president in 1828.

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    First Ladies Rachel Jackson, Emily Donelson, and Angelica Singleton Van Buren

    Patricia Brady and Michael Henderson talked about the life and influence of first ladies Rachel Jackson, Emily Donelson, and Angelica Singleton Van Buren. They responded to telephone calls and electronic…

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    Q&A with Mark Cheathem

    Professor Mark Cheathem talked about his book, Andrew Jackson, Southerner. Topics included the 1828 presidential campaign between Presidents Andrew Jackson and John Quincy Adams, and President…

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    Andrew Jackson and the Miracle of New Orleans

    Fox News host Brian Kilmeade recalled the War of 1812's Battle of New Orleans at the 18th annual National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.

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    Author Discussion on Andrew Jackson

    Mark Cheathem and Tony Turnbow talked about the life and presidency of Andrew Jackson.

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    Jonathan Barth on Andrew Jackson's Presidency

    Arizona State University Professor Jonathan Barth responded to viewer calls and social media posts on the presidency of Andrew Jackson.

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    "Born for a Storm" Exhibit

    Howard Kittell gave a tour of the “Andrew Jackson: Born For a Storm” exhibit at Andrew Jackson’s Hermitage. The exhibit tells the story of Andrew Jackson from his upbringing through his victory over the…

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    Andrew Jackson's Hermitage

    Howard Kittell gave a tour of Andrew Jackson’s Hermitage, the place that Andrew and Rachel Jackson called home from 1804 through President Jackson’s death in 1845. Mr. Kittell spoke about the property’s…

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    Jacksonian Democracy

    Professor Daniel Feller talked about President Andrew Jackson and the politics of the mid-19th century. This class is from a course called “Jacksonian and Antebellum America.”

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    U.S. Army Before and After Andrew Jackson

    U.S. Military Academy history professor Samuel Watson presented a talk titled “The Army before and after Andrew Jackson.” Professor Watson is the author of the 2012 book, Jackson’s Sword:…

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    Andrew Jackson and the Bank War

    Historian Daniel Feller revisited Andrew Jackson’s bank war of the 1830s, a political struggle to challenge and even cripple the powerful Bank of the United States, the young country’s only…

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    American Lion

    Jon Meacham talked about his book American Lion: Andrew Jackson in the White House (Random House, November 1, 2008). The book recounts the presidential tenure of Andrew Jackson. Mr. Meacham…

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    Jacksonland

    Steve Inskeep talked about his book, Jacksonland: President Andrew Jackson, Cherokee Chief John Ross, and a Great American Land Grab. He spoke in the C-SPAN 2/BookTV tent at the 20th annual…

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    Jacksonland

    Steve Inskeep talked about his book Jacksonland: President Andrew Jackson, Cherokee Chief John Ross, and a Great American Land Grab, a dual biography of Andrew Jackson and Cherokee leader John…

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    Andrew Jackson as a Southerner

    Mark Cheathem talked about his book Andrew Jackson, Southerner, a reassessment of President Jackson as a man who owned over 200 hundred slaves, married into an exclusive social order in…

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    Andrew Jackson and Crisis Management

    Author H.W. Brands talks about President Andrew Jackson’s personal life, marriage, beliefs, temperament, path to office, and presidential crises. He also spoke about the crises that Andrew Jackson dealt with while…

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    Unconventional Andrew Jackson

    American studies professor Robert Watson talked about the lesser-known stories of Andrew Jackson’s presidency, from his unpopular marriage to his passion for dueling and violence. Mr.…

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    Life Portrait of Andrew Jackson

    In the seventh in a series on American presidents, Andrew Jackson’s life and career were discussed. Robert Remini discussed Jackson’s childhood, his military career and his presidency. Ms. Mullin…

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    Andrew Jackson and the Constitution

    Professor Akhil Reed Amar talked about how the presidency of Andrew Jackson transformed the Constitution in ways that still apply. He responded to questions from members of the audience. “Our Jacksonian…

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    The Papers of Andrew Jackson

    Dan Feller, a University of Tennessee history professor, talked about the 17-volume series, The Papers of Andrew Jackson. The editor and director of the series, he showed the research facility in the James…

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