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  • Calvin Coolidge Descendant
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    Calvin Coolidge Descendant

    Descendants of presidents from James Monroe to Gerald R. Ford convened in Washington, D.C. for the Presidential Sites Summit hosted by the White House Historical Association. American…

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  • Harry Truman Descendant
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    Harry Truman Descendant

    Descendants of presidents from James Monroe to Gerald R. Ford convened in Washington, D.C. for the Presidential Sites Summit hosted by the White House Historical Association. American History TV…

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  • Richard Nixons 1968 Victory
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    Richard Nixon's 1968 Victory

    Fifty years after Richard Nixon’s victorious 1968 presidential election, senior campaign aides gathered at the National Archives and recounted behind-the-scenes stories. The National…

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  • Pat Nixon and Betty Ford
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    Pat Nixon and Betty Ford

    Historian Carl Sferrazza Anthony looked at how the fashion choices of former first ladies Pat Nixon and Betty Ford reflected the politics and culture of their times. Mr. Anthony is the…

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  • Theodore Roosevelt Descendant
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    Theodore Roosevelt Descendant

    Descendants of presidents from James Monroe to Gerald R. Ford convened in Washington, D.C. for the Presidential Sites Summit hosted by the White House Historical Association. American…

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  • ClevelandMcKinley Descendant
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    Cleveland-McKinley Descendant

    Descendants of presidents from James Monroe to Gerald R. Ford convened in Washington, D.C. for the Presidential Sites Summit hosted by the White House Historical Association. American…

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  • Gerald R Ford Descendant
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    Gerald R. Ford Descendant

    Descendants of presidents from James Monroe to Gerald R. Ford convened in Washington, D.C. for the Presidential Sites Summit hosted by the White House Historical Association. American…

    133 views
  • Lincoln Family After the Assassination
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    Lincoln Family After the Assassination

    Catherine Clinton talked about what happened to President Lincoln’s family after his assassination. She discussed Mary Todd Lincoln’s struggles with debt and difficulty in coping with her…

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  • First Ladies Fashion
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    First Ladies' Fashion

    Noted first ladies historian Carl Sferrazza Anthony talked about how presidents' wives have influenced their political and cultural times through fashion. He began with Martha Washington’s use of…

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  • Presidents and the Press
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    Presidents and the Press

    The Miller Center’s Nicole Hemmer traced the history of American presidents and the press going back to the earliest days of the Republic. She is a presidential studies professor at the…

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  • Warren G Harding  Newspaperman and President
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    Warren G. Harding - Newspaperman and President

    Warren G. Harding is the only American president to have owned a newspaper, the Marion Daily Star in Ohio. Sherry Hall talked about the 29th president’s unique relationship with the White…

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  • African Americans Remember Lincoln
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    African Americans Remember Lincoln

    Historian Kate Masur discussed They Knew Lincoln, a book written by John Washington and first published in 1942. It tells the stories of African Americans who knew and worked for President…

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  • 1960 Presidential Election
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    1960 Presidential Election

    University of Washington history professor William Rorabaugh talked about the 1960 presidential election. He discussed the candidates, and how Massachusetts Senator John F. Kennedy and Vice…

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  • Harry S Truman Russia and the Cold War Part 2
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    Harry S. Truman, Russia and the Cold War, Part 2

    The annual Harry S. Truman Legacy Symposium focused on Russia and the Cold War. Speakers discussed the post-World War II Marshall Plan, U.S. involvement in Indochina, and the build-up of the…

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  • Decorative Arts and Design in the White House
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    Decorative Arts and Design in the White House

    This program looked at the evolution of decorative arts and design in the White House, and its British roots. Speakers were Rufus Bird, who is the Surveyor of The Queen’s Works of Art for…

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  • White House Stonemasons
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    White House Stonemasons

    William Seale talked about the stonemasons who built the mansion’s 18th century outer walls and who were the craftsmen behind its decorative stone carvings. The stonemasons included Scottish…

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  • Betty Ford Centennial
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    Betty Ford Centennial

    Former First Lady Betty Ford is remembered on the centennial of her birth. Hillary Clinton joined Lynda Johnson Robb, the daughter of President Johnson and Lady Bird Johnson, to talk about Mrs.…

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  • President Truman and White House Restoration
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    President Truman and White House Restoration

    Clifton Truman Daniel, President Harry Truman’s eldest grandson, returned to the White House neighborhood to deliver a historical talk about why President Truman found it necessary to move…

    956 views
  • White House History and Design
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    White House History and Design

    Experts talked about the design history of the White House and what changes, if any, the future may hold. Panelists included architecture professors from the United Kingdom and Ireland as…

    347 views
  • Gerald R Fords Political Career
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    Gerald R. Ford's Political Career

    Scott Kaufman talked about his book, Ambition, Pragmatism, and Party: A Political Biography of Gerald R. Ford. He discussed Mr. Ford’s life before and after his presidency, detailing how his…

    281 views
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