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  • White House Chief Usher Interview
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    White House Chief Usher Interview

    White House Chief Usher Stephen Rochon talked about White House staff operations and coordination of various events held at the White House. A C-SPAN crew followed him as the staff prepared for a visit…

    582 views
  • White House Reception for Irish Prime Minister
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    White House Reception for Irish Prime Minister

    President Obama spoke at a White House Saint Patrick’s Day reception for visiting Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny. Vice President Biden also attended the annual celebration.

    164 views
  • USAfrica Leaders Summit Dinner Broll of African Leaders
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    U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit Dinner Arrivals

    Foreign dignitaries and others arrived at the White House as President Obama hosted a dinner for those attending the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit.

    130 views
  • 1968 White House Tour with Lady Bird Johnson
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    1968 White House Tour with Lady Bird Johnson

    Lady Bird Johnson conducted a tour of some of the private areas of the White House and spoke about their significance. The video, The President’s House, was shot by the Naval Photographic Unit of the…

    4,364 views
  • QA with William Seale
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    Q&A with William Seale

    William Seale talked about his book The President’s House: A History (The Johns Hopkins University Press; 2nd edition, April 23, 2008/ White House Historical Association; Deluxe Edition, September 2008).…

    625 views
  • White House Tour with Laura Bush
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    White House Tour with Laura Bush

    First Lady Laura Bush spoke about living in the White House, the use of the building by the family of presidents, and the role of the first family as conservators of the historic building. She also…

    2,537 views
  • Lincoln Summer White House
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    Lincoln Summer White House

    Historians spoke about President Lincoln’s summer retreat cottage located near the Soldiers Home in Washington, D.C. The cottage was used as Lincoln’s Summer White House much as Camp David is used by current…

    484 views
  • Lincoln Cottage
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    Lincoln Cottage

    A tour was given of Abraham Lincoln’s cottage at the Soldier’s Home. The Soldier’s Home was founded in 1851 and served as a residence for disabled military veterans in Washington, D.C.…

    191 views
  • President Harry Truman
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    President Harry Truman

    Robert Dallek talked about the political career and the Presidential tenure of Harry Truman. . He responded to telephone calls and electronic mail. A clip of a President Truman biography, from…

    310 views
  • President Franklin Roosevelt
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    President Franklin Roosevelt

    Appearing by remote access from Austin, Texas, H.W. Brands talked about the political career and the presidential tenure of Franklin Delano Roosevelt. Mr. Brands is the author of Traitor to His Class: The…

    419 views
  • President George Washington
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    President George Washington

    Appearing by remote access from Chicopee, Massachusetts, Joseph Ellis talked about George Washington as a military and political leader and responded to telephone calls and electronic mail.…

    498 views
  • President Herbert Hoover
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    President Herbert Hoover

    William Leuchtenburg talked about the political career and presidential tenure of Herbert Hoover. Professor Leuchtenburg discussed the Hoover presidency, the 1929 stock market crash, and the great depression, and…

    2,470 views
  • President Andrew Jackson
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    President Andrew Jackson

    Jon Meacham, author of the book, American Lion: Andrew Jackson in the White House (Random House, November 1, 2008), talked by remote video from New York City about the political career and the presidential tenure…

    514 views
  • President Thomas Jefferson
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    President Thomas Jefferson

    Appearing by remote access from New York City, Annette Gordon-Reed talked about the political career and the presidential tenure of Thomas Jefferson. She responded to telephone calls and electronic mail. Professor…

    296 views
  • President Bush on Living in the White House
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    President Bush on Living in the White House

    President Bush spoke about living in the White House, his daily routine, and reflected on his experiences in the residence. This program was part of “White House Week” programming and is…

    544 views
  • Historians on Lyndon B Johnson
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    Historians on Lyndon B. Johnson

    Historians spoke about Lyndon Johnson’s White House and related several anecdotes about Presidents Johnson’s activities in the residence.

    765 views
  • Historians on Franklin D Roosevelt
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    Historians on Franklin D. Roosevelt

    Historians spoke about Franklin Roosevelt’s presidency and way in which he used the White House throughout his presidency, including many rooms used during World War II.

    380 views
  • Historians on Theodore Roosevelt
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    Historians on Theodore Roosevelt

    Historians spoke about Theodore Roosevelt’s presidency and personal style of leadership, and its impact on the operations of the White House.

    659 views
  • Historians on George Washington
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    Historians on George Washington

    Historians spoke about George Washington’s efforts to design and build the White House and city planning for the District of Columbia.

    294 views
  • President Ronald Reagan
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    President Ronald Reagan

    Carl Cannon talked about the political career and the Presidential tenure of Ronald Reagan, and he responded to telephone calls and electronic mail. Mr. Cannon is the co-author of Reagan’s Disciple: George W.…

    91 views
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