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  • Space Effort
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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…

  • emNovember 22 1963em and emKennedy and Reaganem
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    November 22, 1963 and Kennedy and Reagan

    Dean Owen, author of November 22, 1963: Reflections on the Life, Assassination, and Legacy of John F. Kennedy and Scott Farris, author of Kennedy and Reagan: Why Their Legacies Endure, talked…

  • Douglas Brinkley Discusses emAmerican Moonshotem
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    American Moonshot

    Historian Douglas Brinkley talked about his book, American Moonshot: John F. Kennedy and the Great Space Race, in which he recounted President Kennedy’s commitment to space exploration and…

  • 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…

  • Secret Presidential Recordings
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    Secret Presidential Recordings

    Historians analyzed the secret White House tapes of Presidents John F. Kennedy, Lyndon B. Johnson, and Richard Nixon. This was an inside look into how presidents conducted their day-to-day…

  • Bunny Mellons Legacy
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    Bunny Mellon's Legacy

    This program was about Kennedy White House Rose Garden designer Bunny Mellon, and her friendship with first lady Jacqueline Kennedy. It was part of a day-long symposium hosted by the White…

  • Author Research at Stanford University
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    Author Research at Stanford University

    Author John A. Farrell spoke about how he utilizes the Stanford University archives to research his next work, a biography on former Massachusetts Senator Ted Kennedy. C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles…

  • 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…

  • emCBS News Inquiry The Warren Reportem Part 4
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    CBS News Inquiry, The Warren Report, Part 4

    A CBS News Inquiry: The Warren Report is a four-part series from June of 1967 examining controversies over the findings of the Warren Commission, which was charged with investigating the President Kennedy assassination.…

  • emCBS News Inquiry The Warren Reportem Part 3
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    CBS News Inquiry, The Warren Report, Part 3

    Anchored by Walter Cronkite, this series examines controversies over the findings of the Warren Commission Report on the Assassination of President Kennedy. Episode three of four includes interviews with…

  • 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…

  • emA CBS News Inquiry The Warren Reportem Part 1
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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…

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