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    Andrew Jackson's Hermitage

    Howard Kittell gave a tour of Andrew Jackson’s Hermitage, the place that Andrew and Rachel Jackson called home from 1804 through President Jackson’s death in 1845. Mr. Kittell spoke about the property’s…

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    "Born for a Storm" Exhibit

    Howard Kittell gave a tour of the “Andrew Jackson: Born For a Storm” exhibit at Andrew Jackson’s Hermitage. The exhibit tells the story of Andrew Jackson from his upbringing through his victory over the…

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    Book Discussion on Jacksonland

    Steve Inskeep talked about his book, Jacksonland: President Andrew Jackson, Cherokee Chief John Ross, and a Great American Land Grab. He spoke in the C-SPAN 2/BookTV tent at the 20th annual…

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    Book Discussion on Jacksonland

    Steve Inskeep talked about his book Jacksonland: President Andrew Jackson, Cherokee Chief John Ross, and a Great American Land Grab, a dual biography of Andrew Jackson and Cherokee leader John…

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    Andrew Jackson as a Southerner

    Mark Cheathem talked about his book Andrew Jackson, Southerner, a reassessment of President Jackson as a man who owned over 200 hundred slaves, married into an exclusive social order in…

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    First Ladies Rachel Jackson, Emily Donelson, and Angelica Singleton Van Buren

    Patricia Brady and Michael Henderson talked about the life and influence of first ladies Rachel Jackson, Emily Donelson, and Angelica Singleton Van Buren. They responded to telephone calls and electronic…

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    Jacksonian Democracy

    Professor Daniel Feller talked about President Andrew Jackson and the politics of the mid-19th century. This class is from a course called “Jacksonian and Antebellum America.”

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    Andrew Jackson and Crisis Management

    Author H.W. Brands talks about President Andrew Jackson’s personal life, marriage, beliefs, temperament, path to office, and presidential crises. He also spoke about the crises that Andrew Jackson dealt with while…

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    Unconventional Andrew Jackson

    American studies professor Robert Watson talked about the lesser-known stories of Andrew Jackson’s presidency, from his unpopular marriage to his passion for dueling and violence. Mr.…

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    Life Portrait of Andrew Jackson

    In the seventh in a series on American presidents, Andrew Jackson’s life and career were discussed. Robert Remini discussed Jackson’s childhood, his military career and his presidency. Ms. Mullin…

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    Book Discussion on American Lion: Andrew Jackson in the White House

    Jon Meacham talked about his book American Lion: Andrew Jackson in the White House (Random House, November 1, 2008). The book recounts the presidential tenure of Andrew Jackson. Mr. Meacham…

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    Andrew Jackson and the Constitution

    Professor Akhil Reed Amar talked about how the presidency of Andrew Jackson transformed the Constitution in ways that still apply. He responded to questions from members of the audience. “Our Jacksonian…

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    Book Discussion on The Papers of Andrew Jackson

    Dan Feller, a University of Tennessee history professor, talked about the 17-volume series, The Papers of Andrew Jackson. The editor and director of the series, he showed the research facility in the James…

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    Book Discussion on Driven West

    A.J. Langguth recounts President Andrew Jackson’s forced removal of Indian tribes that resided in the Southeast during the 1830s. The author recalls the debates that surrounded President…

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    Reassessing President Andrew Jackson

    Historians discussed the legacy of President Andrew Jackson. Daniel Usner moderated a roundtable of presentations on new research. The panelists also responded to questions from members of the…

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    President Jackson and the Civil War

    William Freehling talked about President Andrew Jackson and how his career, thoughts, and actions relate to the origins of the Confederacy and the coming of the Civil War. The unresolved disagreements…

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    New York and the Impeachment of President Johnson

    Mr. Trefousse talked about the impeachment of President Andrew Johnson and its impact on New York politics. He responded to questions from members of the audience. Hans Trefousse is the author of…

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    Jon Meacham Interview

    Jon Meacham talked about his book American Lion: Andrew Jackson in the White House (Random House, November 1, 2008). The book, which was awarded the 2009 Pulitzer Prize for biography,…

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    Book Discussion on American Lion

    Jon Meacham talked about his book American Lion: Andrew Jackson in the White House (Random House, November 1, 2008). The book, which was awarded the 2009 Pulitzer Prize for biography, recounts…

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    Smithsonian Institution

    Pamela Henson discussed the role of Presidents Andrew Jackson and John Q. Adams in the creation of the Smithsonian Institution along with the institutes early years and expansion.

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