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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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    Martin Van Buren Biographical Vignette

    A brief illustrated summary was shown of the accomplishments and life history of Martin Van Buren, eighth president of the United States.

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    Martin Van Buren

    Ted Widmer talked about his book Martin Van Buren, which is part of The American Presidents series published by Times Books. Mr. Widmer talked about Van Buren’s presidency, his reaction to the…

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    Martin Van Buren's Senate Career

    Mr. Ritchie talked about President Van Buren’s eight-year Senate career and his four years as vice president. He discussed the impact of President Jackson on Mr. Van Buren’s political career,…

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    Life Portrait of Martin Van Buren

    In the eighth in a series on American presidents, participants discussed the life and career of Martin Van Buren as well as his New York estate. Throughout the program various parts of the…

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    Martin Van Buren Discussion

    Speaking to the C-SPAN Board dinner, Mr. Brinkley and Mr. Smith talked about the eighth president’s impact on American politics and the political lexicon, including the expressions “O.K.,” "booze," and…

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    Martin Van Buren National Historic Site

    The C-SPAN School Bus was welcomed to Albany by Mr. Gorenstein. Mrs. Berntson explained the significance of the Van Buren home at the Martin Van Buren National Historic Site in Kinderhook,…

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    Life Portrait of Martin Van Buren

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