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    The White House: Inside America's Most Famous Home, 2011 Edition

    The White House: Inside America’s Most Famous Home provides a documentary-style look behind the scenes at White House operations and examines the history of the president’s home. Featured…

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    Congressional Celebration of Lincoln's 200th Birthday

    President Obama and congressional leaders gathered in the U.S. Capitol Rotunda for a ceremony marking the 200th anniversary of President Abraham Lincoln’s birthday. in his remarks, President Obama said he felt…

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    The White House: Inside America's Most Famous Home

    The White House: Inside America’s Most Famous Home provides a documentary-style look behind the scenes at White House operations and examines the history of the president’s home. Featured…

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    Lincoln at 200: The Presidential Standard

    Historian Richard Norton Smith spoke about Abraham Lincoln’s presidential legacy 200 years after his birth. He compared Lincoln against other presidents, including President Obama. He also talked about…

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    Mary Todd Lincoln House

    Richard Norton Smith talked about President Abraham Lincoln’s wife, Mary Todd Lincoln. This was part of an eight-day President Abraham Lincoln bicentennial tour that Mr. Smith was leading through…

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    Historical Presidential Leadership Survey

    Edna Greene Medord and Richard Norton Smith talked about the release of the results of C-SPAN’s second Historians Survey of Presidential Leadership, in which a cross-section of presidential historians…

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    Lincoln Tomb

    Richard Norton Smith talked about President Abraham Lincoln’s funeral and tomb. This was part of an eight-day President Abraham Lincoln bicentennial tour that Mr. Smith was leading through…

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    Lincoln's New Salem

    Scenes were shown of Lincoln’s New Salem State Historic Site, a reconstruction of the village where Abraham Lincoln spent his early adulthood. This was part of an eight-day President…

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    Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial

    Richard Norton Smith talked about President Abraham Lincoln’s boyhood and his relations with his parents as he gave a tour of the Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial, which preserves the site…

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    Lincoln Birthplace

    Richard Norton Smith talked about President Abraham Lincoln’s birthplace, Sinking Spring Farm, and the Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historic Site. Topics included the Lincoln family…

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    Inaugural Evening Events

    During the evening on Inauguration Day, studio guests spoke about the day’s events and historical meaning of presidential inaugurations. Additionally, attendees at several inaugural balls…

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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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    In Depth with Douglas Brinkley and Richard Norton Smith

    Historians Richard Norton Smith and Douglas Brinkley discussed presidential elections. Richard Norton Smith (George Mason University) and Douglas Brinkley (Rice University) talk about past U.S. Presidents and presidential campaigns. The two historians…

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    Lincoln Bicentennial Tour

    Richard Norton Smith talked by Skype from the C-SPAN Campaign 2008 Bus in Lexington, Kentucky. He talked about the eight-day President Abraham Lincoln bicentennial tour that he was leading…

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    1988 George H.W. Bush Speech

    At the 1988 Republican National Convention, Vice President Bush delivered his acceptance speech as the Republican presidential candidate. Richard Norton Smith recorded an introduction to…

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    2008 Democratic Convention, Day 4 Town Hall

    Telephone lines were open for reaction to the final day of the Democratic National Convention at Invesco Field at Mile High in Denver, Colorado. Highlights were shown.

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    2008 Democratic Convention, Day 4 Preview

    Prior to the official start of the democratic national convention, delegates, journalists and others participated in convention-related activities and spoke about the 2008 presidential…

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