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    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.

  • 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.…

  • 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.

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Sean Spicer Apologizes for HitlerAssad Comparison
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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…

  • 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.

  • 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…

  • 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?”

  • 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.

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • White House Correspondents Association Dinner Speech Highlights
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    White House Correspondents' Association Dinner Speech Highlights

    A compilation of clips from appearances by President Obama at White House Correspondents' Association dinners was shown as part of a preview of the dinner scheduled for April 30, 2016.…

  • Curse of Tippecanoe
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    Curse of Tippecanoe

    Marc Newman analyzes the “Curse of Tippecanoe.” According to the legend, the “Prophet,” brother of Shawnee Chief Tecumseh, placed a curse on President William Henry Harrison after the…

  • Presidential Legacies
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    Presidential Legacies

    Professor David O’Connell talked about presidential legacies and the factors that contribute to making a presidential term successful. He spoke about several rankings of presidents that…

  • emAssassinations Threats and the American Presidencyem
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    Assassinations, Threats, and the American Presidency

    Ronald Feinman talked about his book Assassinations, Threats, and the American Presidency: From Andrew Jackson to Barack Obama, in which he provides a history of assassinations, threats,…

  • Presidential Biographies
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    Presidential Biographies

    A report on Justin Moyer’s February 4, 2016, Washington Post article on people who were attempting to read a biography of each president. Several of their Web sites were featured.

  • Discussion on the 2016 Presidential Race
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    2016 Presidential Race and U.S. History

    Peggy Noonan, Gail Collins, and Isabel Wilkerson talked about politics, the Founding Fathers, and the 2016 presidential race. They spoke with New York Times correspondent Sam Roberts.

  • emZivotofsky v Kerryem Supreme Court Oral Argument Audio
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    Zivotofsky v. Kerry Oral Argument

    The Supreme Court heard oral argument in Zivotofsky v. Kerry, docket number 13-628. The case involves whether Congress has the power to pass a law requiring the State Department to record the birthplace of an American citizen…

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