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    Q&A with Jean Edward Smith

    Author Jean Edward Smith talked about his latest book Bush, which examines the presidency of George W. Bush.

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    President James Garfield Memorial

    Katherine Goss visited President James Garfield’s Memorial at Lake View Cemetery in Cleveland, Ohio, and talked about the president’s childhood, presidential election, and…

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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…

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    Abraham Lincoln and the Jewish Community

    Rabbi Gary Zola talks about his book, We Called Him Rabbi Abraham: Lincoln and American Jewry, A Documentary History. Rabbi Zola spoke about President Lincoln’s relationship with…

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    The President: July 1966

    This program begins with President Johnson relaxing at his ranch in Texas for the Independence Day holiday and concludes with the president negotiating to end a machinist’s strike…

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    First Ladies and Public Policy

    Three former chiefs of staff with the Office of the First Lady talked about their experiences in the White House. Part of their discussion focused on the next presidential spouse and…

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    George Washington and His Books

    Adrienne Harrison talked about her book, A Powerful Mind: The Self-Education of George Washington. She spoke about the George Washington she discovered through the books he read and…

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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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    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…

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    Book Discussion on Valiant Ambition

    Nathaniel Philbrick talked about his book Valiant Ambition: George Washington, Benedict Arnold, and the Fate of the American Revolution, in which he examines the relationship between…

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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…

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    Understanding Ronald Reagan

    James Rosebush talked about President Ronald Reagan’s personal life and personality. Mr. Rosebush is the author of True Reagan: What Made Ronald Reagan Great and Why it…

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    Abraham Lincoln and Immigration

    Jason H. Silverman talked about his book, Lincoln and the Immigrant. He described Abraham Lincoln’s encounters, as a lawyer and politician, with immigrants, including Haitians,…

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    Book Discussion on Man of Destiny

    Alonzo Hamby talked about his book Man of Destiny: FDR and the Making of the American Century, in which he looks at the personal and political life of President Franklin D. Roosevelt. He…

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    Book Discussion on The President's Book of Secrets

    David Priess talked about his book, The President’s Book of Secrets: The Untold Story of Intelligence Briefings to America’s Presidents from Kennedy to Obama, about the…

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    Book Discussion on Under This Roof

    Paul Brandus talked about his book Under This Roof: The White House and the Presidency--21 Presidents, 21 Rooms, 21 Inside Stories, in which he provides a history of the presidency through…

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    Hyde Park Roosevelts

    Geoffrey Ward, principle scriptwriter for the 2014 Ken Burns PBS documentary “The Roosevelts,” spoke about the Roosevelt family. He spoke with CBS correspondent Lesley…

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    Book Discussion on The Presidents and the Constitution

    Constitutional scholars examine how each president has related to the Constitution and how their respective tenures have affected the document. Panelists included Ken Gormley, editor…

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    Presidents James K. Polk and Andrew Johnson Collections

    Wayne Moore showed items from the James K. Polk and Andrew Johnson collections that are housed at the Tennessee State Library and Archives. He showed items such as letters,…

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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.…

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