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    The LBJ Tapes: Defense Contracts

    We continue our series of President Lyndon Johnson’s calls from fifty years ago. In these February 1967 conversations, he discussed defense contracts, the 1963 assassination of President Kennedy,…

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    The LBJ Tapes: Vietnam War and CIA Operations

    From February 1967, President Lyndon Johnson discussed the war in Vietnam, CIA operations, and a judicial appointment supported by Senate Minority Leader Everett Dirksen.  Also,…

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    The LBJ Tapes: Vietnam War and Soviet Consulates

    President Lyndon Johnson talked to cabinet members, key advisers and the leaders of the Senate about the war in Vietnam, whether to release impounded highway funds and a pending treaty with…

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    75th Anniversary of Pearl Harbor

    A special program noting the 75th anniversary of Japan’s bombing of Pearl Harbor; the December 7, 1941 attack that prompted the U.S. entry into World War II. President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s Dec. 8, 1941 address…

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    The JFK Tapes: Desegregation

    On October 1, 1962, James Meredith became the first African American to become a student at the University of Mississippi in Oxford. President John F. Kennedy’s phone calls about the…

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    The LBJ Tapes: Labor Issues

    President Johnson’s calls with Labor Secretary Willard Wirtz; AFL-CIO President George Meany; and United Auto Workers Union President Walter Reuther. Topics include a minimum wage bill; strikes…

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    The Nixon Tapes: Nov/Dec 1971

    Hear President Nixon’s November and December 1971 phone calls, some of the earliest available conversations with our 37th President. Topics in these calls include legislation; conflicts between…

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    Washington Today

    House Speaker Paul Ryan discussed the Republican’s Better Way platform. Highlights from the Senate debate on new gun control amendments and other news from today.

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    LBJ Tapes: December 1963

    President Lyndon Johnson’s December 1963 calls, in the early days of his presidency. President Lyndon Johnson continued to work with, and sometimes against, Congress on passage of President John…

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    LBJ Tapes: Legislative Strategies

    President Lyndon Johnson’s December 1963 calls, in the early days of his presidency. President Johnson strategized about legislation including the Civil Rights, tax and cotton bills, with members of…

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    The LBJ Tapes: Kennedy Assassination

    President Johnson’s November 1963 calls from shortly after the assassination of President Kennedy. President Johnson reached out to cabinet members, a prominent member of the media, and civil rights…

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    Haldeman Diaries: Watergate & the Pentagon Papers

    President Nixon’s Chief of Staff H.R. “Bob” Haldeman, as he dictated entries to his diary about Watergate in 1972 and 1973 and about the Pentagon Papers in 1971. You’ll also hear our…

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    LBJ Tapes: Gulf of Tonkin Resolution

    C-SPAN Radio notes the 50th anniversary this month of the Gulf of Tonkin Resolution, with a special program of President Johnson’s August 1964 calls on the events that led to Congress approving…

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    Nixon Tapes: 40th Anniversary of Resignation

    C-SPAN Radio marks the 40th anniversary of the resignation of President Nixon with some of his last phone calls, his nationally televised resignation speech on August 8, 1974, and his emotional…

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    LBJ Tapes: 50th Anniversary of the Civil Rights Act

    On July 2, 1964, President Johnson signed the Civil Rights Act. On the 50th anniversary C-SPAN Radio airs some of LBJ’s calls leading up to Congress passing the legislation, and on the day he signed…

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    60th Anniversary of Brown v. Board of Education

    C-SPAN Radio took a look back at the 1954 Supreme Court decision in the Brown v. Board of Education case.

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    President Kennedy Audio Tapes on the Bay of Pigs

    On April 17, 1961, a U.S.-backed attempt to overthrow Cuban Premier Fidel Castro failed, in what became known as the Bay of Pigs invasion. Audio recordings of President John F. Kennedy in the…

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    45th Anniversary of President Eisenhower's Death

    Washington, DC Saturday, March 22, 2014 On Saturday, March 22, C-SPAN Radio notes the 45th anniversary of the death of General and President Dwight Eisenhower on March 28, 1969, with portions of…

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    Oral History: Fm. Associate Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall

    Washington, DC Friday, February 21, 2014 C-SPAN Radio concludes its series of former Supreme Court Justices oral history interviews on Friday, Feb. 21 with former Associate Justice Thurgood Marshall,…

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    Oral History: Presidents Truman, Eisenhower and Carter

    Oral History: Presidents Truman, Eisenhower and Carter We bring you portions of oral history interviews with former presidents Harry Truman, Dwight Eisenhower and Jimmy Carter. All three talk…

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