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    Dolley Madison, Lucy Hayes and Betty Ford

    Katherine Jellison of Ohio University explained that scholars, and even the general public, tend to narrowly categorize first ladies. She showed that they are more complicated than that,…

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    Virginia Presidents

    This was a look at the eight Virginia-born presidents who led the nation from its 18th-century origins and into the 20th century -- George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, James Madison, James…

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    Dolley Madison's Political Talents

    This program featured Dolley Madison’s political talents and the working partnership she forged with her husband, James, to create a sense of personal and political excitement during their White House…

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    James Madison and Democracy

    Jeffrey Rosen talked about James Madison and democratic ideals. Mr. Rosen is president and CEO of the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia. He argued, in part, that social media platforms…

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    President James Madison's Life and Career

    Lynne Cheney talked about President James Madison’s personality, health problems, and political career. She also spoke about the influential women in President Madison’s life. The presentation…

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    Becoming Madison

    Michael Signer talked about his book Becoming Madison: The Extraordinary Origins of the Least Likely Founding Father, in which he chronicles how James Madison overcame several obstacles to become a Founding Father…

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    Conversation with Lynne Cheney

    Lynne Cheney spoke about her writing process and President Madison’s relationship with the other founders. She also previewed her upcoming book about the four Founding Fathers from Virginia.

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    James and Dolley Madison's Partnership

    This was a talk about the marital and political partnership between James and Dolley Madison, delivered by Elizabeth Chew, vice president for museum programs and chief curator for James Madison’s…

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    The Other Madisons

    Retired pediatrician and geneticist Bettye Kearse investigated her family’s lineage and its oral history that claims they are descendants of James Madison and his slave, Coreen.

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    James Madison and America's Founding Documents

    Emily Voss talked about James Madison’s role in shaping the Constitution and Bill of Rights, and the influence of his study of history and previous political experiences. Ms. Voss is education director…

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    James Madison: A Life Reconsidered

    Lynne Cheney talked about her book, James Madison: A Life Reconsidered, in which she examines the political philosophy and presidential tenure of America’s fourth president. President…

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    The Three Lives of James Madison

    Harvard Law School professor Noah Feldman recounted the political life of James Madison.

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    Q&A with Noah Feldman

    Noah Feldman talked about The Three Lives of James Madison, his book on the former president’s role in creating the Constitution, his co-founding of the Republican Party, and his time as…

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    Constitution and Bill of Rights Debate

    Richard Brookhiser talked about the Constitutional Convention and the debate over whether to include a bill of rights in the founding document.

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    Dutch and English Influence on the Constitution

    Mau VanDuren talked about his book Many Heads and Many Hands: James Madison’s Search for a More Perfect Union, in which he argues that American constitutional values, such as freedom of…

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    Madison's Hand

    Mary Sarah Bilder talked about her book Madison’s Hand: Revising the Constitutional Convention, in which she examines James Madison’s notes on the 1787 Constitutional Convention. She spoke…

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    A Slave in the White House

    Elizabeth Dowling Taylor recounts the life of Paul Jennings, born into slavery on the plantation of James and Dolley Madison in 1799 and later a member of the household staff of President Madison. The…

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    In Depth with Lynne Cheney

    Lynne Cheney talked about her life and career and responded to viewer calls and questions. Her latest book is James Madison: A Life Reconsidered. He other books include We the People, Blue…

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    Becoming Madison

    Michael Signer talked about his book, Becoming Madison: The Extraordinary Origins of the Least Likely Founding Father, and responded to questions from the audience. He spoke in the James…

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    History of the Treaty of Ghent

    Park Ranger Jim Bailey talked about the history and importance of the Treaty of Ghent. He discussed the origins of the war of 1812 and how the British and Americans responded to the treaty.…

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