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    Eisenhower's Presidential Leadership

    Panelists talked about former President Dwight D. Eisenhower’s leadership, including his policies, political beliefs, speeches, style, and legacy. This panel was part of a conference titled, “Ike…

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    History of Political Parties

    Participants spoke about the history of party politics in the U.S., as well as ways in which the Constitution has shaped the form and role of political parties. Among the topics they…

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    The Presidential Difference

    Mr. Greenstein talked about his book The Presidential Difference: Leadership Style from FDR to Clinton, published by the Free Press. The book provides an assessment of the strengths and weaknesses of…

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    Rating the Bush Presidency

    Mr. Charles, Professor Genovese and Professor Mervin summarized their papers on the moral leadership of President Bush, how he dealt with the limits of U.S. power and an evaluation of his…

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    Ronald Reagan and Presidential Research

    The three co-editors discussed how they used presidential papers to produce the book, Reagan, In His Own Hand: The Writings of Ronald Reagan That Reveal His Revolutionary Vision for America, a…

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    Restoring Confidence in the Presidency

    Participants talked about how the next president might approach bridging the divide created by the presidential election contest in Florida. In their remarks they looked to past…

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    Political Judgment in Foreign Policy

    Participants discussed the qualities of good judgment in foreign policy. They examined whether there are criteria for good judgment, whether it can be learned, and the relationship between…

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    How the Presidents Used the Press

    Panelists discussed how the relationship between five modern presidents and the press: Franklin Roosevelt, Dwight D. Eisenhower, John F. Kennedy, Richard Nixon and Ronald Reagan. They…

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    Eisenhower as Leader

    Gettysburg College sponsored a symposium commemorating the 100th anniversary of Dwight Eisenhower’s birth. A panel of scholars discussed the Eisenhower presidency, 1953-61.

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    Reagan Legacy Parameters

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    Evolution of the Nixon Legacy

    In the final session of the Richard Nixon Symposium hosted by Hofstra University, experts from academia and former White House aides all spoke to how the legacy of the Richard Nixon…

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