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    The White House Never Built

    White House historian William Seale talked about the actual plans for a White House that was never built and the circumstances and personalities surrounding the un-built presidential building. Before architect James…

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    Building the White House

    White House historian William Seale talked about George Washington’s involvement in the planning and construction of the White House, as well as the the White House as a symbol of national identity. Among the topics he addresses…

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    Historians on Lyndon B. Johnson

    Historians spoke about Lyndon Johnson’s White House and related several anecdotes about Presidents Johnson’s activities in the residence.

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    Historians on Franklin D. Roosevelt

    Historians spoke about Franklin Roosevelt’s presidency and way in which he used the White House throughout his presidency, including many rooms used during World War II.

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    Historians on Theodore Roosevelt

    Historians spoke about Theodore Roosevelt’s presidency and personal style of leadership, and its impact on the operations of the White House.

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    Historians on George Washington

    Historians spoke about George Washington’s efforts to design and build the White House and city planning for the District of Columbia.

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    White House Historians

    Telephone lines were open for comments on spacial C-SPAN White House programming and questions about the history of the residence and its occupants. Historians Richard Norton Smith and William Seale…

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    West Wing: The Oval Office

    The speakers talked about the West Wing of the White House, focusing on the Oval Office.

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