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    President Andrew Johnson's Legacy

    Harvard University professor Annette Gordon-Reed talked about the legacy of Andrew Johnson, the nation’s 17th president who took office following Abraham Lincoln’s assassination in 1865. Professor…

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    Impeachment of Andrew Johnson in Popular Culture

    University of California, Irvine English Professor Brook Thomas delivered a talk titled, “The Politics of Popular Portrayals of Andrew Johnson’s Impeachment.” Professor Thomas discussed…

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    Impeachment of President Andrew Johnson

    University of Kentucky history professor Mark Summers talked about the impeachment of President Andrew Johnson. This event was part of a symposium hosted by the U.S. Capitol Historical Society…

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    Abraham Lincoln, Andrew Johnson and the Constitution

    Andrew Slap of East Tennessee State University taught a class on Abraham Lincoln, Andrew Johnson, and the Constitution. He compared how both presidents have been portrayed as either…

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    Andrew Johnson

    Pulitzer Prize-winning author Annette Gordon-Reed presents a biography of the 17th president of the United States, Andrew Johnson (1865-1869). A Southern Democrat who remained aligned with the Union,…

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    First Lady Eliza Johnson

    Jacqueline Berger and Kendra Hinkle talked about the life and influence of first lady Eliza Johnson and responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. President Johnson, who served in a tumultuous time…

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    The Impeachers

    Historian Brenda Wineapple talked about The Impeachers: The Trial of Andrew Johnson and the Dream of a Just Nation. In her book, she looked back at the impeachment of President Andrew…

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    The British Are Coming and The Impeachers

    Historians Rick Atkinson (The British Are Coming: The War for America, Lexington to Princeton, 1775-1777) and Brenda Wineapple, (The Impeachers: The Trial of Andrew Johnson and the Dream of…

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    Sculptor Vinnie Ream, Daniel Sickles and Andrew Johnson's Impeachment

    Civil War scholar Patrick Hickey presented a program titled, “The Devil vs. the Hummingbird: The Midnight Confrontation on Capitol Hill that Determined the Fate of a Presidency and Ensured the Survival…

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    Q&A with David Stewart

    Constitutional lawyer David Stewart talked about his book, Impeached: The Trial of President Andrew Johnson and the Fight for Lincoln’s Legacy.

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    Presidents James K. Polk and Andrew Johnson Collections

    Wayne Moore showed items from the James K. Polk and Andrew Johnson collections that are housed at the Tennessee State Library and Archives. He showed items such as letters, photographs, and cartoons related…

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    Life Portrait of Andrew Johnson

    In the seventeenth in a series on American presidents, the life and career of Andrew Johnson were discussed. Mr. Benedict talked about President Johnson, focusing on his impeachment, his views of…

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    Andrew Johnson National Historic Site

    The Andrew Johnson National Historic Site in Greeneville, Tennessee, where the home and tailor shop of President Andrew Johnson is preserved, was one of the stops on a Presidents & Patriots…

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    Andrew Johnson's Civil War and Reconstruction

    Paul Bergeron talked about President Andrew Johnson. He argued that President Johnson is unfairly judged outside of the context of his times or through a partisan lens. Based on his work as the editor of The…

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    Impeached

    From the 2010 Virgina Festival of the Book in Charlottesville, Virginia, David Stewart discussed his book, Impeached: The Trial of President Andrew Johnson and the Fight for Lincoln’s…

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    Impeachment of President Andrew Johnson

    David O. Stewart talked about his book Impeached: The Trial of President Andrew Johnson and the Fight for Lincoln’s Legacy (Simon and Schuster; May 12, 2009). With the assassination of President…

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    Impeached

    David O. Stewart talked about his book Impeached: The Trial of President Andrew Johnson and the Fight for Lincoln’s Legacy (Simon & Schuster; May 12, 2009). In his book he re-creates the impeachment trial of…

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    Land of Lincoln

    Authors held a panel discussion about President Abraham Lincoln. Gary Johnson moderated. Co-moderator Eileen Mackevich also contributed her thoughts. The panelists responded to questions from members of the…

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    Grand Inquests: The Historic Impeachments

    Chief Justice William Rehnquist described a little history of the U.S. Supreme Court in his book, "Grand Inquests: The Historic Impeachments of Justice Samuel Chase and President Andrew…

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    Congressional Career of Andrew Johnson

    Donald Ritchie, the Associate Historian, talked about President Andrew Johnson’s congressional career both before and after his presidency. He also talked about his relationship with other…

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