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  • Space Effort
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    Space Effort

    President Kennedy talked about the U.S. space program, arguing that America should be the leader in space exploration and the first to land a man on the moon. He said his goal to send a man…

    1,769 views
  • The Nixon Tapes 45th Anniversary of Nixons resignation
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    The Nixon Tapes: 45th Anniversary of Nixon's resignation

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    Noting the 45th anniversary of President Richard Nixon’s resignation, his telephone calls leading up to that event and his resignation speech. Note: Some language may be offensive.

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  • The Weekly With President Trump
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    The Weekly With President Trump

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    President Donald Trump talked about his presidency and his agenda. This program is available as a C-SPAN Podcast.

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  • American University Commencement Address
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    American University Commencement Address

    President John F. Kennedy made the commencement speech at American University on June 10, 1963. This speech marked the start of detente with the Soviet Union during the Cold War. The…

    2,649 views
  • Former President George HW Bush Dies at Age 94
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    President George H.W Bush Interview

    Former President George H.W. Bush has died at age 94. In this 1999 interview, he talks about his career in public service, being Director of the CIA, his decision to seek the presidency,…

    2,879 views
  • Presidential Homes
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    Presidential Homes

    C-SPAN’s Cities Tour traveled the country exploring the unique history of America’s cities. C-SPAN visited presidential homes to see how America’s presidents lived before, during and after…

    112 views
  • Modern US Foreign Relations
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    Modern U.S. Foreign Relations

    A panel of historians looked at current U.S. foreign relations and compared the polices of the Trump administration to those of other modern American presidents. This discussion was part of…

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  • The JFK Tapes Desegregation
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    The JFK Tapes: Desegregation

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    On October 1, 1962, James Meredith became the first African American to become a student at the University of Mississippi in Oxford. President John F. Kennedy’s phone calls about the…

    478 views
  • Dwight Eisenhower 1952 Acceptance Speech
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    Dwight Eisenhower 1952 Acceptance Speech

    General Eisenhower accepted the 1952 Republican Presidential Nomination.

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  • The Nixon Tapes 1972 Republican National Convention
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    The Nixon Tapes: 1972 Republican National Convention

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    President Richard Nixon’s calls leading up to and after the Republican National Convention. Participants included Special Counsel to the President Charles Colson, Vice President and running mate Spiro…

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  • Eisenhower and Nixon 1956 Acceptance Speeches
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    Eisenhower and Nixon 1956 Acceptance Speeches

    President Eisenhower and Vice President Nixon accepted their nominations to be the 1956 Republican candidates for president and vice president. Between the speeches, first lady Mamie…

    2,288 views
  • Reagan Library Tour
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    Reagan Library Tour

    Mrs. Reagan conducted a tour of the Reagan Presidential Library, highlighting important episodes of the Reagan presidency. She commented on several exhibits including those which focused on the assassination…

    1,787 views
  • Reel America President Lyndon Johnson on the Vietnam War 1965
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    President Johnson on the Vietnam War

    President Johnson spoke about the conflict in Vietnam and the U.S. policy regarding the region. Entitled “Peace Without Conquest,” the address attempted to explain why Southeast Asia was of…

    3,022 views
  • President Lyndon Johnson Address on Voting Rights
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    Voting Rights Address

    President Johnson spoke to a joint session of Congress regarding the voting rights of all Americans. He focused on the denial of equal rights to African-Americans and stressed that all…

    21,411 views
  • Ronald Reagans A Time for Choosing Speech
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    Reagan Campaign Address for Goldwater

    Mr. Reagan spoke in support of Senator Barry Goldwater’s 1964 presidential campaign. In the speech he called “A Time for Choosing” he focused on the importance of a strong defense against…

    9,843 views
  • President Gerald Fords Pardon of Richard Nixon
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    President Ford Pardon of Richard Nixon

    President Ford addressed the nation to announce that he would grant a full, free, and absolute pardon to former President Nixon. He cited the likelihood of the controversy going on and…

    8,342 views
  • President Fords First News Conference
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    President Ford's First News Conference

    In his news conference two weeks after being sworn in, President Ford answered questions from reporters about his plans, his budget and other topics. He would not say whether he would…

    1,301 views
  • 1974 State of the Union Address
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    1974 State of the Union Address

    President Nixon gave his annual State of the Union address and focused on an energy crisis and efforts to secure a Middle East peace. He also spoke about the Watergate investigation saying…

    3,695 views
  • 1964 State of the Union Address
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    1964 State of the Union Address

    President Johnson spoke to Congress regarding the State of the Union. He focused on the need to improve the unemployment rate and equal civil rights for all Americans. He also proposed a…

    18,876 views
  • Life Portrait of Bill Clinton
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    Life Portrait of Bill Clinton

    In the forty-first in a series on American presidents, scholars discussed the life and career of Bill Clinton. Among the issues discussed were Clinton’s childhood and early adulthood, his…

    7,066 views
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