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  • QA with Harold Holzer Part 2
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    Q&A with Harold Holzer, Part 2

    Author and historian Harold Holzer Author and historian Harold Holzer talked about his book, The Endless Battle Between the White House and the Media: From the Founding Fathers to Fake…

    251 views
  • emLying in Stateem
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    Lying in State

    Nation columnist Eric Alterman argued that the honesty of U.S. presidents has eroded. This virtual program was sponsored by the Open Society Foundations in New York City.

    218 views
  • David Rice Atchison  President for a Day
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    David Rice Atchison - President for a Day?

    David Rice Atchison was a two-term U.S. senator from Missouri in the mid-19th century. This included six years as Senate president pro tempore, at the time placing him third in the presidential line of…

    84 views
  • emThe Hardest Job in the Worldem
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    The Hardest Job in the World

    60 Minutes correspondent John Dickerson examined the duties and stressors of the presidency. This was a virtual event hosted by Sixth and I Historic Synagogue in Washington, D.C.

    744 views
  • Summer Series with Books by Presidents
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    Summer Series with Books by Presidents

    Book TV looked at several programs with books by American presidents.

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  • QA with Harold Holzer Part 1
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    Q&A with Harold Holzer, Part 1

    Author and historian Harold Holzer talked about his book, The Endless Battle Between the White House and the Media: From the Founding Fathers to Fake News, in which he examined the…

    652 views
  • emDefender in Chiefem
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    Defender in Chief

    University of California, Berkeley law professor and former deputy assistant attorney general in the George W. Bush administration John Yoo offered his thoughts on presidential powers. This…

    355 views
  • emFight Houseem
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    Fight House

    Tevi Troy, presidential historian and former senior aide to President George W. Bush, looked at the internal fights that shaped several presidential administrations. This was a virtual…

    625 views
  • emThe Living Presidencyem
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    The Living Presidency

    University of Virginia law professor Saikrishna Prakash argued against the expanding powers of the presidency. This program was sponsored by the CATO Institute.

    615 views
  • Washington Journal John Dickerson Discusses emThe Hardest Job in the Worldem
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    John Dickerson on the American Presidency

    John Dickerson, an author and Sixty Minutes correspondent, talked about his book, The Hardest Job in the World: The American Presidency.

    670 views
  • 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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  • 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.

    1,114 views
  • QA with Craig Fehrman
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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…

    1,140 views
  • Kenneth Walsh Discusses emPresidential Leadership in Crisisem
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    Presidential Leadership in Crisis

    U.S. News & World Report's Kenneth Walsh looked at how different presidents have handled crisis, from Franklin D. Roosevelt to today.

    747 views
  • emAccidental Presidentsem
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    Accidental Presidents

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

    1,091 views
  • The Weekly with Doris Kearns Goodwin
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    The Weekly with Doris Kearns Goodwin

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    Historian Doris Kearns Goodwin talked about how some of America’s greatest presidents have dealt with crisis situations, like the coronavirus pandemic. She wrote about this topic in her…

    256 views
  • Presidential Speechwriting
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    Presidential Speechwriting

    Craig Smith, author of Confessions of a Presidential Speechwriter, talked about writing for Presidents Gerald Ford and George H.W. Bush. He also evaluated the speaking styles of President…

    208 views
  • 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.

    991 views
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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.

    389 views
  • 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.…

    947 views
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