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    First Ladies Sarah Polk, Margaret Taylor, and Abigail Fillmore

    Paul Finkelman and Conover Hunt talked about the life and influence of first ladies Sarah Polk, Margaret Taylor, and Abigail Fillmore. They responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Sarah…

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    President Zachary Taylor in Louisiana

    John Sykes talked about President Zachary Taylor. He was interviewed at the Pentagon Barracks along the Mississippi River. Lieutenant Colonel Zachary Taylor supervised construction of the Pentagon Barracks…

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    Exhumation of Zachary Taylor

    Dr. Greathouse talked about the exhumation of President Zachary Taylor’s body to determine whether his death was caused by arsenic poisoning. Television footage of the 1991 exhumation was…

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    Documentaries and Presidents

    Mr. Grubin talked about the art of creating film biography and how to use film to explore the complexities of a president’s character. During his lecture he showed excerpts from film…

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    Life Portrait of Zachary Taylor

    In the twelfth in a series on American presidents, the life and career of Zachary Taylor was discussed. Mr. Peak and Mr. Smith talked about various aspects of Taylor’s life including his military…

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    Zachary Taylor Biographical Vignette

    A brief biographical sketch of President Taylor was shown.

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    Zachary Taylor Papers at Filson Club

    Mr. Wetherington talked about the letters and documents of President Zachary Taylor.

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    History Pulitzer Prize Winners

    A list was shown of winners of the Pulitzer Prize in History from the first ten years of the award’s existence.

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    Life Portrait of Zachary Taylor

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