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    Q&A with Robert Dallek

    Robert Dallek, author of the historical narrative, Camelot’s Court: Inside the Kennedy White House. He described his book as taking an inside look at the brain trust surrounding President John Kennedy’s administration. He discussed…

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    The Legacy of John F. Kennedy

    Historians and authors at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library in Boston, Massachusetts talked about President Kennedy’s legacy on the 50th anniversary of his death. Speakers included…

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    Camelot's Court

    Historian Robert Dallek talked about his book, Camelot’s Court: Inside the Kennedy White House, in which he profiles President Kennedy’s team of advisors, which included his brother and…

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    Q&A with Robert Dallek

    Robert Dallek was interviewed about his book Nixon and Kissinger: Partners in Power, published by HarperCollins. He discussed the close, but uneasy, relationship between Secretary of State Henry…

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    Release of Pentagon Papers

    Robert Dallek talked about some of the declassified Pentagon Papers that will be released on the 40th anniversary of leak of the original Pentagon Papers to the New York Times. Topics…

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    The Lost Peace

    Robert Dallek examines the foreign policy decisions made by world leaders from the United States, China, Britain, France, and the Soviet Union following World War II. Mr. Dallek argues the respective…

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    Presidents, Politics and Power

    Moderated by Mr. Schieffer the panelists talked about how presidents use power. Topics included the constitutional separation of powers, the specific powers allowed the president by the…

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    Presidents Truman and Reagan and the Cold War

    Robert Dallek and James Mann talked about their books on Presidents Truman and Reagan. The two presidents bookend-ed The Cold War, which ended twenty years previously with fall of the…

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    Historical Perspectives on President Obama's First Year

    Presidential biographer Robert Dallek gave his perspective on President Obama’s first year in office. Starting from an analysis of the foreign policy challenges facing President Obama, he looked back to…

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    Harry S. Truman

    Historian Roberrt Dallek talked about his book Harry S. Truman: The 33rd President, 1945-1953, part of The American Presidents Series (Times Books; September 2, 2008). Mr. Dallek remembers the 33rd president…

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    Vietnam and Afghanistan

    Robert Dallek talked about whether or not parallels exist between the war in Afghanistan and the Vietnam War, and if that kind of thinking can be perilous. He responded to telephone calls and…

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    President Harry Truman

    Robert Dallek talked about the political career and the Presidential tenure of Harry Truman. . He responded to telephone calls and electronic mail. A clip of a President Truman biography, from…

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    Nixon and Kissinger: Partners in Power

    Robert Dallek was interviewed before an audience about his book, Nixon and Kissinger: Partners in Power, published by HarperCollins. He was interviewed by James Warren. He talked about his…

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    Let Every Nation Know: John F. Kennedy in His Own Words

    Robert Dallek and Terry Gollway talked about their book Let Every Nation Know: John F. Kennedy in His Own Words, published by published with a CD by Sourcebooks MediaFusion. The authors reviewed…

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    Presidential Biographies Panel

    Professor Barrett talked about the book he edited, That Man: An Insider’s Portrait of Franklin D. Roosevelt. Professor Dallek talked about his book, An Unfinished Life: John F. Kennedy…

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