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    Book Discussion on A Self-Made Man

    Sidney Blumenthal talked about his book, A Self-Made Man: The Political Life of Abraham Lincoln. He spoke at Jones College Prep High School at the 2016 Chicago Tribune Printers Row Lit…

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    Harry Truman and Public Service

    Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright spoke with historian Michael Beschloss about Harry Truman’s commitment to public service as both vice president and president. To celebrate the…

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    Harry Truman's Political Relationships

    Historians discussed President Harry Truman’s leadership and how he interacted with three prominent Texas politicians, John Nance Garner, Sam Rayburn, and Lyndon B. Johnson. To celebrate…

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    President Obama and the 2016 Election

    Alexis Simendinger talked about President Obama’s role in the 2016 election, his agenda in the final months of his administration, his legacy, and the White House’s relationship with…

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    Book Discussion on Crisis of Character

    Gary Byrne talked about his book Crisis of Character: A White House Secret Service Officer Discloses His Firsthand Experience with Hillary, Bill, and How They Operate, in which he talks…

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    1976 Republican National Convention Discussion

    Panelists talked about the 1976 Republican National Convention in Kansas City, Missouri, the last contested Republican convention. President Gerald Ford and former California Governor…

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    Celebrating Lincoln's Gettysburg Address

    Carla Knorowski, editor of Gettysburg Replies: The World Responds to Abraham Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address, reads passages from the book, including writings by former President Jimmy Carter, former…

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    Book Discussion on Commander in Chief

    Nigel Hamilton talked about his book Commander in Chief: FDR’s Battle with Churchill, 1943, in which he examines the strained relationship between President Franklin D. Roosevelt and British…

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    Book Discussion on Alter Egos

    Mark Landler talked about his book, Alter Egos: Hillary Clinton, Barack Obama, and the Twilight Struggle Over American Power, about the relationship between President Obama and former Secretary…

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    George Washington and the First Congress

    Fergus Bordewich talked about his book, The First Congress: How James Madison, George Washington, and a Group of Extraordinary Men Invented the Government. Mr. Bordewich read passages from…

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    Woodrow Wilson's Boyhood Home

    Erick Montgomery gave a tour of the Woodrow Wilson’s boyhood home in Augusta, Georgia. President Wilson grew up in Augusta as the son of a Presbyterian preacher. C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs)…

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    Harry S. Truman's Little White House

    Robert Wolz gave a tour of President Harry S. Truman’s Little White House in Key West, Florida. Mr. Wolz showed the house and shared stories of President Truman’s working home. He spoke about the seven U.S.…

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    Book Discussion on Why Presidents Fail And How They Can Succeed Again

    Elaine Kamarck talked about her book Why Presidents Fail And How they Can Succeed Again, in which she examines the failings of three presidents and provides analysis of how and why the…

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    National Security Council During the Nixon Administration

    William Inboden talked about the impact of President Richard Nixon and his National Security Advisor Henry Kissinger on the National Security Council. This lecture was part of Oregon State University’s…

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    George H.W. Bush and Foreign Policy

    Jeffrey Engel talked about President George H. W. Bush’s foreign policy legacy. Mr. Engel is the director of Southern Methodist University’s Center for Presidential History. The lecture was part of Oregon…

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    Human Rights and the Roosevelts

    Professor Elizabeth Borgwardt talked about Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt and their commitment to human rights, focusing on the importance of the Atlantic Charter as part of President Roosevelt’s “Grand…

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    Book Discussion on Bush

    Jean Edward Smith talked about his book Bush, in which he looks at the tenure of America’s 43rd president.

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    Book Discussion on Louisa

    Louisa Thomas talked about her book Louisa: The Extraordinary Life of Mrs. Adams, in which she recalls the life of first lady Louisa Catherine Adams, wife of John Quincy Adams. born in…

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    Theodore Roosevelt Birthplace

    Ranger Michael Amato toured the reconstructed Theodore Roosevelt Birthplace National Historic Site in New York City. Built in 1848, the original home was demolished in 1916, but was rebuilt in…

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    Book Discussion on 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,…

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