Filter by

White House Special

Sorted by Most Recent Airing

Showing 1 - 20 of 42 Show 42
  • [alt text]

    White House Reception for Irish Prime Minister

    President Obama spoke at a White House Saint Patrick’s Day reception for visiting Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny. Vice President Biden also attended the annual celebration.

    128 views
  • [alt text]

    U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit Dinner Arrivals

    Foreign dignitaries and others arrived at the White House as President Obama hosted a dinner for those attending the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit.

    125 views
  • [alt text]

    1968 White House Tour with Lady Bird Johnson

    Lady Bird Johnson conducted a tour of some of the private areas of the White House and spoke about their significance. The video, The President’s House, was shot by the Naval Photographic Unit of the…

    3,730 views
  • [alt text]

    Q&A with William Seale

    William Seale talked about his book The President’s House: A History (The Johns Hopkins University Press; 2nd edition, April 23, 2008/ White House Historical Association; Deluxe Edition, September 2008).…

    575 views
  • [alt text]

    White House Tour with Laura Bush

    First Lady Laura Bush spoke about living in the White House, the use of the building by the family of presidents, and the role of the first family as conservators of the historic building. She also…

    2,294 views
  • [alt text]

    Lincoln Summer White House

    Historians spoke about President Lincoln’s summer retreat cottage located near the Soldiers Home in Washington, D.C. The cottage was used as Lincoln’s Summer White House much as Camp David is used by current…

    422 views
  • [alt text]

    Lincoln Cottage

    A tour was given of Abraham Lincoln’s cottage at the Soldier’s Home. The Soldier’s Home was founded in 1851 and served as a residence for disabled military veterans in Washington, D.C.…

    181 views
  • [alt text]

    President Harry Truman

    Robert Dallek talked about the political career and the Presidential tenure of Harry Truman. . He responded to telephone calls and electronic mail. A clip of a President Truman biography, from…

    294 views
  • [alt text]

    President Franklin Roosevelt

    Appearing by remote access from Austin, Texas, H.W. Brands talked about the political career and the presidential tenure of Franklin Delano Roosevelt. Mr. Brands is the author of Traitor to His Class: The…

    397 views
  • [alt text]

    President George Washington

    Appearing by remote access from Chicopee, Massachusetts, Joseph Ellis talked about George Washington as a military and political leader and responded to telephone calls and electronic mail.…

    477 views
  • [alt text]

    President Herbert Hoover

    William Leuchtenburg talked about the political career and presidential tenure of Herbert Hoover. Professor Leuchtenburg discussed the Hoover presidency, the 1929 stock market crash, and the great depression, and…

    2,319 views
  • [alt text]

    President Andrew Jackson

    Jon Meacham, author of the book, American Lion: Andrew Jackson in the White House (Random House, November 1, 2008), talked by remote video from New York City about the political career and the presidential tenure…

    500 views
  • [alt text]

    President Thomas Jefferson

    Appearing by remote access from New York City, Annette Gordon-Reed talked about the political career and the presidential tenure of Thomas Jefferson. She responded to telephone calls and electronic mail. Professor…

    278 views
  • [alt text]

    President Bush on Living in the White House

    President Bush spoke about living in the White House, his daily routine, and reflected on his experiences in the residence. This program was part of “White House Week” programming and is…

    448 views
  • [alt text]

    Historians on Lyndon B. Johnson

    Historians spoke about Lyndon Johnson’s White House and related several anecdotes about Presidents Johnson’s activities in the residence.

    635 views
  • [alt text]

    Historians on Franklin D. Roosevelt

    Historians spoke about Franklin Roosevelt’s presidency and way in which he used the White House throughout his presidency, including many rooms used during World War II.

    345 views
  • [alt text]

    Historians on Theodore Roosevelt

    Historians spoke about Theodore Roosevelt’s presidency and personal style of leadership, and its impact on the operations of the White House.

    599 views
  • [alt text]

    Historians on George Washington

    Historians spoke about George Washington’s efforts to design and build the White House and city planning for the District of Columbia.

    276 views
  • [alt text]

    President Ronald Reagan

    Carl Cannon talked about the political career and the Presidential tenure of Ronald Reagan, and he responded to telephone calls and electronic mail. Mr. Cannon is the co-author of Reagan’s Disciple: George W.…

    85 views
  • [alt text]

    Making of the White House Series

    Mr. Farkas and Mr. Reilly spoke about the making of C-SPAN’s documentary on the history and operation of the White House, as well as their experiences and impressions of the president’s…

    206 views
  • Load 20 More