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    Historian Doris Kearns Goodwin on Presidential Leisure

    Presidential historian and author Doris Kearns Goodwin talked about how presidents have sought refuge from the pressures of their job - with sports, fishing, theater, and even poker. She…

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    Most Hated Presidents in American History

    What do Thomas Jefferson, Abraham Lincoln, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Lyndon B. Johnson and Richard Nixon have in common? They faced not just political opponents, but Americans who actually…

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    Inside Camp David

    Retired Rear Admiral Michael Giorgione served as Camp David commander during the presidencies of Bill Clinton and George W. Bush. He gave a behind-the-scenes account of the presidential…

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    Presidential Speeches

    Claremont McKenna professor John Pitney taught a class about presidential speeches and public opinion, focusing on the 1970s through the 1990s. He examines how presidential communication…

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    Do We Really Need a President?

    Historian Allen Guelzo and other scholars addressed a fundamental question about American democracy: Do we really need a president? The Heritage Foundation hosted this virtual event.

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    Role of the Presidency

    The Heritage Foundation hosted a virtual discussion on the role of the presidency. They discussed the history behind the presidency and how its role has changed over the years. They also…

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    Lillian Cunningham on Her Podcast "Presidential"

    Washington Post’s Lillian Cunningham discussed her podcast “Presidential.” This program is part of a “Washington Journal” series highlighting podcasts.

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    Woodrow Wilson and Henry Cabot Lodge

    Patricia O’Toole recounted the struggle between President Woodrow Wilson and Senate Majority Leader Henry Cabot Lodge over ratification of the 1919 Versailles Treaty, which ended World War…

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    Presidential Rhetoric

    The Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate hosted a virtual discussion with former presidential speechwriters to examine the importance of rhetoric in presidential…

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    First Friends - The Powerful, Unsung (And Unelected) People Who Shaped Our Presidents

    Gary Ginsberg talked about the people closest to the presidents and their influence. The University of Virginia’s Miller Center hosted this virtual event.

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    Three Days at Camp David

    Jeffrey Garten looked back at President Nixon’s decision to end the connection between the value of the U.S. dollar and the gold standard in 1971. This was a virtual event hosted by the…

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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…

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    After Trump

    Former White House officials during the Obama and George W. Bush administrations, Bob Bauer and Jack Goldsmith, offered their recommendations on how to reform the presidency in the…

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    Q&A with Gary Ginsberg

    Gary Ginsberg, a Clinton administration aide and the author of First Friends, talked about the personal confidants of U.S. presidents and the influence they have wielded. He discussed banker and…

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    Q&A with Craig Fehrman

    Craig Fehrman talked about his book, Author in Chief: The Untold Story of Our Presidents and the Books They Wrote, in which he analyzed American presidents through the lens of the works…

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    The Weekly on the Presidential Survey Results

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    In this episode of “The Weekly,” guests were Rachel Katz, Survey Project Coordinator, and two of the historians that participated, Professor Elizabeth Cobbs from Texas A&M University and author…

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    Presidential Historians Survey 2021

    C-SPAN announced the results of the 2021 Presidential Historians Survey.

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    Preserving Presidential Papers and Archives

    A panel of historians and archivists discussed how presidential papers are preserved and the process of turning them over to the National Archives. They explained the history of the 1978…

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    In Depth with Robert Merry

    Robert Merry, longtime editor-in-chief and CEO of Congressional Quarterly, talked about U.S. presidential history, Congress, and the current state of American politics. He is the author of several…

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    The Constitution and Clemency Power

    Legal experts testified at a House Judiciary subcommittee hearing on a president’s clemency power and when it can be used under the Constitution. Topics included a president’s authority,…

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