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  • Michael Beschloss Discusses the History of Presidential Inaugurations
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    Michael Beschloss on Presidential Inauguration History

    Historian and author Michael Beschloss talked about the history and tradition of presidential inaugurations, as well as notable inaugural addresses from the past. He talked about how former…

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  • Presidential Inauguration Coverage
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    Presidential Inauguration Coverage

    Telephone lines were open for comments on the 58th Presidential Inauguration. Live scenes of Capitol Hill were shown, people attending the ceremony were interviewed, video clips were shown…

    172 views
  • Harry Trumans Political Relationships
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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…

    351 views
  • Harry Truman and Public Service
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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…

    199 views
  • Franklin D Roosevelt Presidential Library 75th Anniversary
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    Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library 75th Anniversary

    To commemorate the 75th anniversary of the Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum in 2016, members of the Roosevelt Institute and the presidential library system spoke about…

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  • Edward M Kennedy Oral History Project
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    Edward M. Kennedy Oral History Project

    Former Senate colleagues, staff, and historians talked about senator Edward M. Kennedy’s (D-MA) legislative efforts for civil rights during his Senate career. This event took place at the…

    226 views
  • First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy
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    First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy

    Michael Beschloss and Barbara Perry talked about the life and influence of first lady Jacqueline Kennedy and responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Topics included the growing use…

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    Jacqueline Kennedy

    In March 1964, Jacqueline Kennedy sat with historian Arthur Schlesinger, Jr., to record seven interviews totaling over eight hours of the first lady’s remembrances of her husband’s personal…

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    Known and Unknown: A Memoir

    Former Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld discussed his memoir, Known and Unknown (Sentinel, 2011), with historian Michael Beschloss. He also responded to questions from members of the…

    1,048 views
  • Michael Beschloss at President Lincolns Cottage
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    Michael Beschloss at President Lincoln's Cottage

    Michael Beschloss gave a tour of President Lincoln’s Cottage on the grounds of the Soldiers' Home in Washington. He also talked about visiting historic sites and the book he was writing on…

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  • In Depth with Michael Beschloss
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    In Depth with Michael Beschloss

    Michael Beschloss talked about his life and career. He responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. A video was shown of Mr. Beschloss giving a tour of President Lincoln’s Cottage on the grounds of the…

    2,889 views
  • James MacGregor Burns with Michael Beschloss
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    James MacGregor Burns with Michael Beschloss

    Pulitzer Prize-winning Roosevelt scholar James MacGregor Burns talked with his former student at Williams College, presidential historian and NBC News commentator Michael Beschloss. Topics included Mr.…

    1,015 views
  • emSarge The Life and Times of Sargent Shriverem
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    Sarge: The Life and Times of Sargent Shriver

    Following an introduction by Mr. Kantor and a speech by Mr. Shriver, panelists discussed the life and work of humanitarian Sargent Shriver. Mr. Russert moderated the panel. Each panelist…

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    The Conquerors

    Mr. Beschloss talked about his book The Conquerors: Roosevelt, Truman and the Destruction of Hitler’s Germany, 1941-1945, published by Simon and Schuster. The book details the private…

    520 views
  • Governing Across Party Lines
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    Governing Across Party Lines

    David Axelrod and Josh Bolten talked about partisanship in national politics and how civility and cooperation might return to political discourse. Also participating were Senator Susan Collins (R-ME),…

    356 views
  • Why Presidential Sites Matter
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    Why Presidential Sites Matter

    Michael Beschloss gave a keynote address at a conference on presidential sites and libraries. He talked about the importance of presidential sites and what can be learned from them. He said his career as a presidential…

    206 views
  • Life of Senator Edward Kennedy
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    Life of Senator Edward Kennedy

    A panel of guests hosted by Mike Barnicle talked about the life of the late Senator Edward M. Kennedy and his book True Compass: The Life of Senator Edward M. Kennedy. Guests reflected on…

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  • 75 Years of the National Archives
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    75 Years of the National Archives

    The National Archives has been the nation’s record keeper for 75 years. A panel of four researchers, a journalist, historian, university president, and filmmaker, each spoke about the value of the…

    202 views
  • Lincoln The President and the Man
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    Lincoln: The President and the Man

    Presidential historian Michael Beschloss discussed President Abraham Lincoln with Professor Richard Norton Smith. Topics included President Lincoln’s character as well as his place in…

    141 views
  • Legacy of President Lyndon Johnson
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    Legacy of President Lyndon Johnson

    Former White House colleagues spoke about the legacy of President Lyndon B. Johnson at a forum celebrating the 100th birthday of President Johnson. They talked about their experiences in…

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