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    Q&A with Robert J. Samuelson

    Author and Washington Post columnist Robert J. Samuelson talked about his columns, as well as U.S. economic performance under President Obama

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    Most Blessed of the Patriarchs

    Annette Gordon-Reed and Peter Onuf talked about their book "Most Blessed of the Patriarchs": Thomas Jefferson and the Empire of the Imagination, in which they examine the intellectual…

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    Rightful Heritage

    Douglas Brinkley talked about his book Rightful Heritage: Franklin D. Roosevelt and the Land of America, in which he looks at President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s creation of many National…

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    Open Phones with Ken Burns

    Ken Burns talked about his book Grover Cleveland, Again!: A Treasury of American Presidents, in which he provides a history of the American presidents for young adults. He also responded to…

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    Destiny and Power

    Jon Meacham talked about his book Destiny and Power: The American Odyssey of George Herbert Walker Bush, in which he recalls the life of President George H.W. Bush. He spoke on the History…

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    Open Phones with Bob Woodward

    Bob Woodward talked about his book, i The Last of the President’s Men, and responded to viewer comments and questions. He was interviewed while at the 16th annual National Book Festival at…

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    First Ladies' Support for the Military Community

    First lady Michelle Obama and her predecessor Laura Bush talked about their support for U.S. servicemembers, veterans, and their families. They spoke about their shared experiences raising…

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    First Ladies During Wartime

    Historians examined the contributions of American first ladies during the nation’s wars. Speakers included William Seale, author of The President’s House and other books; history professor…

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    Q&A with James Traub

    James Traub talked about his book, John Quincy Adams: Militant Spirit. Mr. Traub described the former president’s relationships with his parents, wife, and children; the extensive diary President…

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    Gerald Ford Burial Plot

    Don Holloway gave a tour of President Gerald R. Ford’s burial plot in Grand Rapids, Michigan. President Ford and his wife Betty are buried on the property at the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Library and Museum. Mr.…

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    Gerald Ford Before He Was President

    Don Holloway gave a tour of some of the newly updated exhibits at the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Library and Museum. Mr. Holloway spoke about Gerald Ford’s life after college and how World War II changed…

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    Early Life of President Gerald Ford

    Don Holloway gave a tour of exhibits at the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Library and Museum in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Mr. Holloway shared stories from Gerald Ford’s childhood, including those about his…

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    Photographing the President

    David Valdez talked about his work as a photojournalist for George H.W. Bush while he was both vice president and president. David Valdez first worked as a personal photographer to Vice…

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    Interview with Richard Norton Smith

    Richard North Smith talked about his approach to writing as he works on his biography of President Gerald Ford. C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2016 LCV Cities…

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    The Age of Clinton

    Gil Troy talked about his book The Age of Clinton: America in the 1990s, in which he looks at the impact of the Clinton Administration on international and American politics and culture.…

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    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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    After Words with Alberto Gonzales

    Alberto Gonzales talked about his book, True Faith and Allegiance: A Story of Service and Sacrifice in War and Peace, about his life and time as Attorney General and White House Counsel…

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    Abraham Lincoln Birthplace Centennial

    The National Park Service hosted a commemorative ceremony at the Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historical Park in Hodgenville, Kentucky. July 2016 marked the centennial of the…

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    The President's First Year and World War 4

    Douglas Cohn talked about his book The President’s First Year: None Were Prepared, Some Never Learned - Why the Only School for Presidents Is the Presidency, about the first years of U.S.…

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    Reporting on the Presidency

    Gene Gibbons recalls what it was like to report on several presidencies. Mr. Gibbons covered Presidents Nixon, Ford, Carter, Reagan, George H.W. Bush, and Clinton as a White House…

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