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    William McKinley

    Historian Robert Merry talked about William McKinley -- and argued that he was a successful president whose achievements have faded in public memory. The 25th president was elected to two…

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    President McKinley

    Robert Merry, former CEO of Congressional Quarterly, recalled the presidency of William McKinley.

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    First Lady Ida McKinley

    Carl Sferrazza Anthony and Richard Norton Smith talked about the life and influence of first lady Ida McKinley and responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Among the topics they addressed were…

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    The Electrifying Fall of Rainbow City

    Professor Margaret Creighton talked about her book The Electrifying Fall of Rainbow City: Spectacle and Assassination at the 1901 World’s Fair, in which she recalls the assassination of President…

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    Q&A with Robert Merry

    Robert Merry talked about his book, President McKinley: Architect of the American Century, on the 25th president who oversaw the United States' expansion into the Pacific and Caribbean.…

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    Ohio Statehouse Tour

    Gregg Dodd gave a tour of the Ohio Statehouse. He pointed out art, architecture, and historical artifacts. Mr. Dodd talked about President Abraham Lincoln’s multiple visits to the building as well as the…

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    After Words with Karl Rove

    Karl Rove talked about his book, The Triumph of William McKinley: Why the Election of 1896 Still Matters, about William McKinley’s 1896 campaign. Mr. Rove was interviewed by Richard…

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    Book Party for Karl Rove's The Triumph of William McKinley

    Karl Rove delivered remarks and mingled with guests at a book party for his book, The Triumph of William McKinley: Why the Election of 1896 Still Matters, about the election of President…

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    Assassination of President McKinley

    Melissa Brown gave a tour of the Assassination of President McKinley exhibit at the Buffalo History Museum and shared items connected to the events surrounding his death, such as the gun used in the…

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    Assassination of President McKinley

    Professor Ralph Nurnberger talked about President William McKinley’s foreign policy while in office and the events leading up to his assassination. Professor Nurnberger described McKinley’s…

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    Life Portrait of William McKinley

    In the twenty-fourth in a series on American presidents, historians and scholars discussed the life and career of William McKinley. Among the issues discussed were his family life, his…

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    Stolen Glory

    Dr. Fisher discussed his new book, Stolen Glory: The McKinley Assassination, published by Alamar Books. In the book, the author chronicles the events leading up to the assassination of former…

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    Q&A with Scott Miller

    Scott Miller is the author of the new book on the assassination of President William McKinley on September 6, 1901. In the book Mr. Miller examines President McKinley and his assassin, Leon Czolgosz,…

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    The Modern Presidency, Part 1

    Presidential historian Richard Norton Smith lectured a class on what he termed the beginning of the "modern presidency". The first portion of the class focused on President William McKinley.

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    The War Lovers

    Evan Thomas, assistant managing editor of Newsweek, recounts the lead-up to the Spanish-American War and profiles three men who he asserts were eager to go to war: Teddy Roosevelt, Henry Cabot…

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    William McKinley and the Civil War

    Ms. Reardon talked about President McKinley’s participation in the Battle of Antietam in which he had been a supply sergeant. She also talked about the battle itself and about the monument…

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    Papers of William McKinley

    John Sellers talked about the personal and public papers of President McKinley. He focused on papers regarding the war with Spain, his inaugural address, and the lack of personal written…

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    President McKinley Profile

    In the first of an eight part series on the Ohio presidents, the life of William McKinley, the 25th president who served from 1897 to 1901, was profiled. Historians and scholars discussed the…

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    President McKinley Portrayal

    Mike Wilson, performing as President McKinley, delivered a speech on the problems of the nation.

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    Murdering McKinley

    Eric Rauchway talked about his book, Murdering McKinley: The Making of Theodore Roosevelt’s America published by Hill and Wang, which recounts how assassin Leon Czolgosz, the late President…

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