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  • emThe Brilliant Disasterem
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    The Brilliant Disaster

    Jim Rasenberger presents a history of the Bay of Pigs crisis. The failed military invasion of Cuba in 1961 that was supported by the United States government resulted in the capture or death of…

  • QA with Robert Dallek
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    Q&A with Robert Dallek

    Robert Dallek, author of the historical narrative, Camelot’s Court: Inside the Kennedy White House. He described his book as taking an inside look at the brain trust surrounding President John Kennedy’s administration. He discussed…

  • National Intelligence Under President Kennedy
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    National Intelligence Under President Kennedy

    Catholic University professor and former CIA historian Nicholas Dujmovic teaches a class about national intelligence during President Kennedy’s administration. He talks about the Bay of…

  • QA with Ted Widmer
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    Q&A with Ted Widmer

    Ted Widmer talked about the book he edited, Listening In: The Secret White House Recordings of John F. Kennedy. The book contains audio CDs with 150 minutes of recorded conversations from the…

  • emA CBS News Inquiry The Warren Reportem Part 2
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    A CBS News Inquiry, The Warren Report, Part 2

    This CBS News series examining lingering controversies about the findings of the Warren Report on the Assassination of President Kennedy originally was broadcast over four successive nights…

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    A CBS News Inquiry, The Warren Report, Part 1

    This CBS News series examined lingering controversies about the Warren Commission report on the assassination of President Kennedy. Originally broadcast over four successive nights in June of…

  • 1960 Presidential Election
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    1960 Presidential Election

    University of Washington history professor William Rorabaugh talked about the 1960 presidential election. He discussed the candidates, and how Massachusetts Senator John F. Kennedy and Vice…

  • emDinner in Camelotem
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    Dinner in Camelot

    From the 2018 Gaithersburg Book Festival, Joseph Esposito detailed the White House dinner on April 1962 with 49 Nobel Prize winners, including Robert Oppenheimer, James Baldwin, Mary Welsh…

  • President John F Kennedy In Fort Worth
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    President John F. Kennedy In Fort Worth

    Fort Worth’s General Worth Square is the place where President John F. Kennedy gave an impromptu speech to thousands of spectators the morning he was assassinated. Andy Taft, president of Downtown Fort…

  • John F Kennedys Legacy
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    John F. Kennedy's Legacy

    The National Press Club in Washington, D.C. and the John F. Kennedy Library Foundation marked the centennial of the 35th president’s birth with a discussion of his life, work and legacy.

  • Washington Journal Chris Matthews Discusses the State of Journalism
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    Chris Matthews on the State of Journalism

    Chris Matthews talked about the state of contemporary journalism and his new book, Bobby Kennedy: A Raging Spirit, on the 50th anniversary of former Attorney General Robert Kennedy’s 1968…

  • John F Kennedy and Nikita Khrushchev
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    John F. Kennedy and Nikita Khrushchev

    The University of Virginia’s Miller Center convened scholars for a two-day conference looking at the complicated history between U.S. and Russian leaders over the last century. The…

  • Richard Aldous Discusses Arthur Schlesinger Biography
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    Professor Richard Aldous talked about his book Schlesinger, in which he recounts the life of Arthur Schlesinger, historian and special assistant to President John F. Kennedy. Mr. Aldous spoke with…

  • Discussion on the Kennedy Assassination Records
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    Kennedy Assassination Records

    Martha Murphy, head of the Special Access and Freedom of Information Act staff at the National Archives at College Park, Maryland, talked about the collection of artifacts related to the assassination of…

  • John F Kennedys Life in Photos
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    John F. Kennedy's Life in Photos

    Lawrence Schiller talked about the Smithsonian American Art Museum’s collection of dozens of images that chronicle the life of President John F. Kennedy. President Kennedy was born on May…

  • John F Kennedy at 100
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    John F. Kennedy at 100

    Kerry Tymchuk gave a tour of the exhibit, "High Hopes: The Journey of John F. Kennedy. He talked about JFK’s presidency and achievements during his time in office, and showed some of the original items that…

  • JFKs Legacy on Centennial of His Birth
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    JFK's Legacy on Centennial of His Birth

    Edward Widmer and Fredrik Logevall reflected on President Kennedy’s legacy as the nation marked the centennial of his 1917 birth. John F. Kennedy Library Foundation Executive Director…

  • Alexandra Zapruder Discusses JFK Assassination
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    Abraham Zapruder and JFK Assassination

    Alexandra Zapruder talked about her book, Twenty-Six Seconds: A Personal History of the Zapruder Film. Abraham Zapruder filmed President Kennedy’s Dallas motorcade and assassination in 1963…

  • Washington Journal Philip Shenon Discusses the Anticipated Release of JFK Assassination Documents
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    Philip Shenon on the JFK Assassination Documents

    Philip Shenon talked about the October 26 ,2017, deadline for the release of government documents on the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. Mr. Shenon is the author of A Cruel and…

  • Panel Discussion on John F Kennedy
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    Panel Discussion on John F. Kennedy

    Panelists talked about President John F. Kennedy. Panelists included Steven Levingston, author of Kennedy and King: The President, the Pastor, and the Battle Over Civil Rights; Kathy McKeon, author of…

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