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    Dragonslayers

    Larry Schweikart, professor of history at the University of Dayton, talked about six presidents - Lincoln, Grover Cleveland, Theodore Roosevelt, JFK, Reagan, and Trump - who he says took on the…

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    First Ladies and White House Preservation

    A panel of first ladies scholars talked about the work of Jacqueline Kennedy, Lady Bird Johnson, and Pat Nixon to preserve the historic nature of the White House -- and how that work reflected…

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    John F. Kennedy - Legacy and Myths

    University of Mary Washington history professor emeritus William Crawley discussed the presidency of John F. Kennedy and the myths that surround him. This video is courtesy of the university and is…

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    Mercury Rising

    Author Jeff Shesol talked about why President Kennedy placed his Cold War hopes, at the height of Soviet tensions, in astronaut John Glenn’s February 20, 1962, orbit of Earth aboard…

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    Jefferson Morley on the Release of New JFK Assassination Records

    Veteran journalist, author, and JFK assassination researcher Jefferson Morley talked about the release of new documents related to the former President John F. Kennedy’s assassination.

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    JFK and the Reagan Revolution

    Lawrence Kudlow and Brian Domitrovic talked about their book JFK and the Reagan Revolution: A Secret History of American Prosperity, in which they examine the conservative economic initiatives of…

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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…

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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…

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    Jacqueline Kennedy White House Tour 50th Anniversary

    Then-White House curator William Allman talked about first lady Jacqueline Kennedy’s extensive White House restoration and the evolution of the Executive Mansion’s collection. This 2012…

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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…

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    Nicholas Dujmovic on 60th Anniversary of Bay of Pigs Invasion

    Sixty years ago, on April 17, 1961, a force of more than 1,400 CIA-trained Cuban exiles launched an invasion at the Bay of Pigs on the southern coast of Cuba. Called Brigade 2506, their goal was the…

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    Cuba - Bay of Pigs

    Originally broadcast as an NBC “White Paper,” this Encyclopaedia Britannica edited classroom version of the report tells the story of the failed April 17-19, 1961 Bay of Pigs invasion. The documentary…

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    Go to Germany, A Nation Welcomes President John F. Kennedy

    This West German documentary covers President John F. Kennedy’s June 1963 visit to several German cities, culminating in his “Ich bin ein Berliner” speech. President Kennedy’s motorcades…

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    President Kennedy 1961 Inauguration

    Highlights were shown of the 1961 inauguration of President John F. Kennedy courtesy of the Senate Recording Studio. The event took place on the steps of the U.S. Capitol before a large crowd. Two of President Kennedy’s…

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    The Election of John F. Kennedy, President of the United States

    This newsreel-style film for the U.S. Information Agency by Hearst Movietone News documents the 1960 presidential election from the nominating conventions through the concession and victory…

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    John F. Kennedy's Early Life

    National Park Service ranger Jason Atsales gave a look inside President Kennedy’s Brookline, Massachusetts, birthplace, and talked about how JFK’s childhood experiences shaped his life. The…

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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…

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    Space Effort

    President Kennedy talked about the U.S. space program, arguing that America should be the leader in space exploration and the first to land a man on the moon. He said his goal to send a man…

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    The White House, the First Year

    This U.S. Information Agency film produced by Movietone News documented key events in President John F. Kennedy’s administration from the 1961 inauguration to the 1962 State of the Union…

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    The Task Begun - President Kennedy in Europe

    This U.S. Information Service film by Hearst Metrotone News shows highlights of President John F. Kennedy’s 1961 trip to Europe. The president and first lady Jacqueline Kennedy are greeted…

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