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  • Johnson and Nixon Supreme Court Nominations
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    Johnson and Nixon Supreme Court Nominations

    Brooklyn College Professor KC Johnson taught a class on Presidents Lyndon Johnson and Richard Nixon’s Supreme Court nominations. He described Johnson’s plan to fill the bench with liberal…

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    Lincoln's Generals' Wives

    Candice Hooper talked about her book Lincoln’s Generals' Wives: Four Women Who Influenced the civil War for Better and for Worse, in which she profiles the wives of Lincoln’s generals,…

  • House Panel Considers Bill Requiring Release of Presidential Tax Returns
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    Legislative Proposals Related to the President's and Vice President's Tax Returns

    The House Ways and Means Committee held a hearing to discuss legislative that would require the release of the president and vice president’s tax returns.

  • Creating the Lincoln Memorial
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    Creating the Lincoln Memorial

    The dedication of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C., took place in 1922, almost 60 years after Abraham Lincoln’s death. Harold Holzer talked about his book, Monument Man: The Life and Art…

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    Ike's Mystery Man

    Journalist Peter Shinkle recalled the life of President Eisenhower’s National Security advisor Robert “Bobby” Cutler. The author, the great-nephew of Robert Cutler, mined the late government…

  • Washington Journal Gayle Tzemach Lemmon Discusses the Fight Against ISIS
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    Gayle Tzemach Lemmon on the Trump Administration's ISIS Strategy

    Author and Council on Foreign Relations Senior Fellow Gayle Tzemach Lemmon talked about the Trump administration’s strategy to counter ISIS and its imminent announcement that ISIS'…

  • Eleanor Roosevelt emMcCallems Interview
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    Eleanor Roosevelt McCall's Interview

    In this 1958 film, McCall’s Magazine interviewed Eleanor Roosevelt on the occasion of the former first lady’s 74th birthday. She looked through family photographs and told the stories behind them. This…

  • FDR Librarys 50th Anniversary
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    FDR Library's 50th Anniversary

    On February 4, 1939, President Franklin D. Roosevelt founded his presidential library. Fifty years later, President Ronald Reagan paid tribute to FDR on the library’s 50th anniversary, just…

  • Washington Journal Representative Rob Woodall RGA Discusses Trump Administration
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    Representative Rob Woodall on the Trump Administration's Legislative Priorities

    Representative Rob Woodall (R-GA) talked about the Trump administration’s legislative priorities.

  • Washington Journal Naomi Jagoda Discusses Presidential Tax Returns
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    Naomi Jagoda on Presidential Tax Returns

    The Hill's Naomi Jagoda talked about that day’s House Ways and Means Committee hearing on legislative proposals to gain access to presidential and vice presidential tax returns.

  • Symposium on Presidential Emergency Powers The Constitution
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    Symposium on Presidential Emergency Powers, The Constitution

    The Brennan Center for Justice hosted a symposium to consider the history, application, and scope of presidential emergency powers. In this portion, University of Virginia Law Professor…

  • Legislative Priorities for the 116th Congress
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    Legislative Priorities for the 116th Congress

    The Washington Center held a discussion on legislative priorities of the 116th Congress, which was split between a Democratic-controlled House and a Republican-led Senate. Two former House…

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    President McKinley

    Robert Merry, former CEO of Congressional Quarterly, recalled the presidency of William McKinley.

  • emFranklin and Winstonem
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    Franklin and Winston

    Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer Jon Meacham explored the relationship between Franklin Roosevelt and Winston Churchill. He spoke at the Rancho Mirage Writers Festival in California.

  • emHow to Get Rid of a Presidentem
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    How to Get Rid of a President

    Former intelligence officer David Priess provided a history of the ways in which presidents have been removed from office. Larry Pfeiffer introduced Mr. Priess and moderator Susan Glasser.

  • emThe President  January 1969em
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    The President - January 1969

    This is the final film in a monthly series produced by the Naval Photographic Unit to document the activities of President Lyndon B. Johnson between 1964 and 1969. The 37th president…

  • Presidential Emergency Powers Former Executive Branch Officials
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    Presidential Emergency Powers, Former Executive Branch Officials

    The Brennan Center for Justice hosted a symposium ito consider the history, application and scope of presidential emergency powers. This portion featured former administration officials who…

  • Future of the Truman Library
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    Future of the Truman Library

    The Harry S. Truman Presidential Library and Museum is preparing for upcoming renovations. Director Kurt Graham talked about the role of the library in Independence, Missouri, and how he hoped visitors would…

  • Inauguration of Richard Nixon CBS News Broadcast
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    Inauguration of Richard Nixon CBS News Broadcast

    This CBS News broadcast of the January 20, 1969, Richard Nixon inauguration includes the swearing-in ceremony and president’s inaugural address, a prayer by Reverend Billy Graham, several…

  • Ronald Reagan
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    Ronald Reagan

    Bob Spitz recounted the life and presidency of Ronald Reagan.

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