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  • JFKs Legacy on Centennial of His Birth
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    JFK's Legacy on Centennial of His Birth

    Edward Widmer and Fredrik Logevall reflected on President Kennedy’s legacy as the nation marked the centennial of his 1917 birth. John F. Kennedy Library Foundation Executive Director…

  • Herbert Hoover and Woodrow Wilson
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    Herbert Hoover and Woodrow Wilson

    Ross Kennedy talked about Herbert Hoover’s relationship with Woodrow Wilson and his role in the Wilson administration until their falling out in 1920. Mr. Kennedy is an Illinois State University…

  • Herbert Hoover and Dwight Eisenhower
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    Herbert Hoover and Dwight Eisenhower

    Timothy Walch talked about the uneasy relationship between Herbert Hoover and Dwight D. Eisenhower. Mr. Walch is a former director of the Herbert Hoover Presidential Library and Museum. This event was…

  • Herbert Hoover and Harry Truman
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    Herbert Hoover and Harry Truman

    Professor Lisa Ossian used photographs and diary entries to describe the enduring friendship between Republican Herbert Hoover and Democrat Harry Truman. This event was part of the Herbert Hoover…

  • Herbert Hoover and Calvin Coolidge
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    Herbert Hoover and Calvin Coolidge

    Herbert Hoover scholar George Nash talked about the defining relationship between the 31st president and his Oval Office predecessor, Calvin Coolidge. This event was part of the Herbert Hoover Presidential…

  • Truman Administration and Latin America
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    Truman Administration and Latin America

    Professor Stephen Rabe talked about the successes and disappointments of President Harry Truman’s policies in Latin America. This talk took place at a conference titled “Harry Truman’s Legacy…

  • John F Kennedys White House Campaign
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    John F. Kennedy's White House Campaign

    Curtis Wilkie and Thomas Oliphant talked about their book, The Road to Camelot: Inside JFK’s Five-Year Campaign. The John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum hosted this program, which…

  • James Monroes Life and Legacy
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    James Monroe's Life and Legacy

    Historian Scott Harris talked about James Monroe’s life, including the fifth president’s Revolutionary War service, his work as a lawyer, his path to the presidency, and the Monroe Doctrine that…

  • John Quincy Adams and Slavery
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    John Quincy Adams and Slavery

    David Waldstreicher and Matthew Mason talked about their book, John Quincy Adams and the Politics of Slavery: Selections from the Diary.

  • Nixon White House Recollections
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    Nixon White House Recollections

    Jo Haldeman, widow of President Nixon’s chief of staff, shares excerpts from her book, In the Shadow of the White House: A Memoir of the Washington and Watergate Years, 1968-1978. Her husband, H.R.…

  • First Lady Florence Harding
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    First Lady Florence Harding

    Katherine Sibley talked about how Florence Harding set new precedents as first lady by advocating for causes such as veterans' assistance and animal rights. She also talked about how President Warren…

  • President Trumans Latin American Legacy
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    President Truman's Latin American Legacy

    Raymond Geselbracht, a former archivist at the Harry S. Truman Presidential Library and Museum, talked about President Truman’s Latin American travels. He explored the 33rd president’s Latin American legacy…

  • Pope John Paul II and Ronald Reagan
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    Pope John Paul II and Ronald Reagan

    Professor Paul Kengor talked about the Cold War relationship between President Ronald Reagan and Pope John Paul II. Mr. Kengor is the author of A Pope and a President: John Paul II, Ronald…

  • Harry Truman and Celebrities
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    Harry Truman and Celebrities

    Truman Presidential Library archivist David Clark talked about former President Harry S. Truman’s relationships with celebrity athletes, politicians, and entertainers using letters, photos,…

  • emChurchill Roosevelt  Companyem
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    Churchill, Roosevelt & Company

    Lewis Lehrman talked about his book, Churchill, Roosevelt & Company: Studies in Character and Statecraft, on the parallel lives of British Prime Minister Winston Churchill and President…

  • Reassessing George Washingtons Birthplace
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    Reassessing George Washington's Birthplace

    Professor Philip Levy talked about archaeological research at the National Park Service site of George Washington’s Virginia birthplace. The research is designed to determine if Washington actually was born…

  • Sculpting James Monroe
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    Sculpting James Monroe

    Sculptor Gordon Kray talked about his artistic process in creating a statue of James Monroe for the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia. The fifth president attended the college until he…

  • Abraham Lincoln and Joshua Speed
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    Abraham Lincoln and Joshua Speed

    Professor Charles Strozier talked about letters exchanged by Abraham Lincoln and his friend Joshua Speed. Professor Strozier is the author of Your Friend Forever, A. Lincoln: The Enduring…

  • John F Kennedy Centennial
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    John F. Kennedy Centennial

    To mark the centennial of President John F. Kennedy’s birth, the National Archives hosted a conversation with his nephew, Stephen Kennedy Smith, and presidential historian Douglas Brinkley, who are the co-editors…

  • Abraham Lincolns Life Career and Legacy
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    Abraham Lincoln's Life, Career, and Legacy

    Historians talked about Abraham Lincoln’s life, career, and legacy. Speakers include Daniel Crofts, author of Lincoln and the Politics of Slavery; Stephen Engle, author of Gathering to Save a Nation:…

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