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  • First Ladies Anna Harrison Letitia Tyler and Julia Tyler
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    First Ladies Anna Harrison, Letitia Tyler, and Julia Tyler

    Edna Greene Medford and Taylor Stoermer talked about the life and influence of first ladies Anna Harrison, Letitia Tyler, and Julia Tyler. They responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.*Among the…

    5,998 views
  • The Presidency Personal Crises and Public Responsibilities
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    Personal Crises and Public Responsibilities

    Panelists discussed the personal crises of Presidents John Tyler, Ronald Reagan, and Bill Clinton, and the impacts of these crises on national politics. This panel was part of the event “When Life…

    518 views
  • Life Portrait of John Tyler
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    Life Portrait of John Tyler

    In the tenth in a series on American presidents, the life and career of John Tyler was discussed. Professor Crapol talked about Tyler’s career and offered observations about the history of…

    3,878 views
  • emJohn Tyler The Accidental Presidentem
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    John Tyler: The Accidental President

    A look at the life of President John Tyler. Tyler was the first Vice President to become President after the death of an incumbent - in this case, William Henry Harrison. Historian Edward Crapol looks…

    1,266 views
  • President Tyler and the Civil War
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    President Tyler and the Civil War

    Edward Crapol talked about President John Tyler and how his career, thoughts, and actions relate to the origins of the Confederacy and the coming of the Civil War. The unresolved disagreements about…

    683 views
  • Virginians in the White House
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    Virginians in the White House

    Edward Crapol and Daniel Preston talked about their books about John Tyler and James Monroe. Edward Crapol is the author of John Tyler, the Accidental President, published by The University of North…

    197 views
  • Senate Career of John Tyler
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    Senate Career of John Tyler

    Mr. Ritchie talked about John Tyler’s controversial Senate career in which he revoked his party affiliation because of disagreements with President Andrew Jackson.

    188 views
  • John Tyler Biographical Vignette
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    John Tyler Biographical Vignette

    A brief biographical sketch of President John Tyler was shown.

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  • Papers of John Tyler
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    Papers of John Tyler

    Mr. Gawalt showed some of the papers of John Tyler which are kept at the Library of Congress. Among the items shown were Tyler’s diary, correspondence with his wife and others, and a letter…

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  • Life Portrait of John Tyler

    Life Portrait of John Tyler

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