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  • Heritage Foundation Hosts Discussion on the 2016 Election
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    2016 Election and the Constitution

    Legal and policy analysts talked about some of the constitutional and policy issues in a Donald Trump administration. Topics included the overturning of President Obama’s executive orders,…

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  • Discussion on the House Where President Lincoln Died
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    House Where Lincoln Died

    James Swanson, author of Manhunt: The 12-Day Chase for Lincoln’s Killer, gave a tour of the Petersen House, where President Lincoln died after being shot by John Wilkes Booth. Mr. Swanson’s…

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  • After Words James McPherson
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    After Words with James McPherson

    James McPherson talked about his book, Embattled Rebel: Jefferson Davis as Commander in Chief, in which he presents Confederate president Jefferson Davis as an astute military strategist who best articulated…

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    When Money Speaks

    Ronald K. L. Collins talked about his book, When Money Speaks: The McCutcheon Decision, Campaign Finance Laws, and the First Amendment, in which he looks at the Supreme Court’s ruling in…

    241 views
  • 50th Anniversary of the Warren Commission
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    50th Anniversary of the Warren Commission

    James Swanson talked about the formation, goals, and legacy of the Warren Commission, which was established to investigate the assassination of President John F. Kennedy in 1963. Mr.…

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    End of Days

    James Swanson talked about his book, End of Days: The Assassination of John F. Kennedy, in which he recounts the assassination of President John F. Kennedy in Dallas on November 22, 1963. The…

    417 views
  • John F Kennedy Remembered
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    John F. Kennedy Remembered

    Dan Rather, James Swanson, and Douglas Brinkley talked about the news coverage and repercussions of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. This event was hosted by The Henry Ford…

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  • 20072008 Supreme Court Term Review Part 2
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    2007-2008 Supreme Court Term Review, Part 2

    Journalists who cover the U.S. Supreme Court discussed the major cases from the 2007-2008 term. Topics included the death penalty, Guantanamo Bay detainees, and the District of Columbia’s…

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  • Lincoln Military Tribunals and Civil Liberties
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    Lincoln, Military Tribunals, and Civil Liberties

    Chief Judge Williams talked about President Lincoln’s use of military tribunals during the Civil War and compared the situations during that period to contemporary efforts to hold military…

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