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  • Jeffrey Rosen Michael Gerhardt and Robert Strauss Discuss emThe Presidentsem
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    The Presidents

    Historians and contributors to C-SPAN’s “The Presidents” book discussed the strengths and weaknesses of all the U.S.'s previous chief executives.

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    Accidental Presidents

    Jared Cohen looked at the eight vice presidents who became president due to the deaths of their predecessors.

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  • Former Presidential Speechwriters Discuss Behind the Scene Stories
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    Writing Presidential Speeches

    Former speechwriters for Presidents Clinton, Obama, George W. Bush and first lady Michelle Obama discussed their work and stories from behind the scenes at the White House.

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  • James Traub and Peter Drummey on emThe Presidentsem
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    James Traub and Peter Drummey on The Presidents

    Historians and contributors to C-SPAN’s The Presidents book discussed the strengths and weaknesses of all the U.S.'s previous chief executives.

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    Landfall

    Thomas Mallon discussed the final book in his historical fiction trilogy on the presidency, which began with Wategate and ends with the George W. Bush administration.

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  • Historian Doris Kearns Goodwin Speaks at National Press Club
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    Doris Kearns Goodwin at National Press Club

    Doris Kearns Goodwin spoke about her latest book, Leadership in Turbulent Times, in which she focuses on Presidents Abraham Lincoln, Theodore Roosevelt, Franklin Roosevelt, and Lyndon Johnson.…

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    Michael Beschloss on Presidents of War

    Historian Michael Beschloss discussed his book, Presidents of War.

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  • CSPAN Cities Tour Visits Presidential Homes
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    C-SPAN Cities Tour Visits Presidential Homes

    C-SPAN visited the cities of Charlottesville, Virginia; Concord, New Hampshire; Hyde Park, New York; Key West, Florida; and Fayetteville, Arkansas; to tour selected presidential homes. This…

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    Modern U.S. Foreign Relations

    A panel of historians looked at current U.S. foreign relations and compared the polices of the Trump administration to those of other modern American presidents. This discussion was part of…

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  • Washington Journal Laurence Tribe Discusses Presidential Impeachment
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    Laurence Tribe on To End a Presidency

    Professor Laurence Tribe talked about his new book, To End a Presidency: The Power of Impeachment, which examines the process and the history of impeachment.

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  • Sarah Sanders and Mike McCurry Discuss the Press and the Presidency
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    Press and the Presidency, Press Secretaries Panel

    Sarah Sanders and Mike McCurry talked about the relationship between the press and the presidency. Ms. Sanders is the Trump administration press secretary and Mr. McCurry was a press…

    2,787 views
  • Historians and Journalists Discuss the Trump Presidency
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    Donald Trump and the Presidency

    Historians and journalists compared President Trump’s first year in office to his predecessors and talked about the future of the presidency. The discussion took place at the annual Texas…

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    The Press and the Presidency

    The Newseum hosted a forum titled, “The President and the Press: The First Amendment and the First 100 Days.” The discussion focused on the relationship between the media and President Trump. Participants…

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  • Presidential Historians Survey 2017
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    Presidential Historians Survey 2017

    Some highlights were given of the 2017 Presidential Historians Survey just released by C-SPAN.

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  • Washington Journal David Frum Discusses How to Build an Autocracy
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    David Frum on Autocracy and the Trump Presidency

    David Frum talked about his Atlantic piece, “How to Build an Autocracy,” in which he details how President Trump could lay the groundwork for autocratic rule. This program was part of a “Washington…

    2,830 views
  • Washington Journal News Headlines and Viewer Calls
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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for viewer calls and social media comments on the question, “Who is your favorite president and why?”

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  • Nancy Reagan Reflects on Her Time as First Lady
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    A Conversation with Nancy Reagan

    Mrs. Reagan talked about her experiences as first lady from 1981 to 1989 and her opinions on the changing role of the first lady.

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  • Reporting on the Presidency
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    Reporting on the Presidency

    Gene Gibbons recalls what it was like to report on several presidencies. Mr. Gibbons covered Presidents Nixon, Ford, Carter, Reagan, George H.W. Bush, and Clinton as a White House…

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  • Bush Center Hosts Discussion on the Presidency in the Digital Age
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    Presidential Coverage in the Digital Age

    A panel of journalists, editors and Hillary Clinton’s 2008 presidential campaign spokesperson talked about coverage of the presidency and politics in the digital age. They disagreed about the argument that current news…

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  • Presidents at White House Correspondents Association Dinners
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    Presidents at White House Correspondents' Association Dinners

    A compilation of the final appearances by presidents from Ronald Reagan through George W. Bush at the White House Correspondents' Association dinners was shown as part of a preview of the…

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