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  • James Monroes Political Career
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    James Monroe's Political Career

    Dan Preston, editor of James Monroe’s papers, talked about the fifth president’s early political career and what motivated voters to support him. He also explained how the early Electoral College…

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  • First Ladies Elizabeth Monroe and Louisa Catherine Adams
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    First Ladies Elizabeth Monroe and Louisa Catherine Adams

    Richard Norton Smith, Daniel Preston, and Amanda Mathews talked about the life and influence of first ladies Elizabeth Monroe and Louisa Catherine Adams and responded to telephone calls and electronic…

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  • Portraits of James Monroe
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    Portraits of James Monroe

    Daniel Preston, editor of The Papers of James Monroe, presented paintings of the fifth president of the United States, including those done painted President Monroe’s life. The Papers of James…

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  • James Monroe Papers
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    James Monroe Papers

    Dan Preston visited the James Monroe Museum and Library in Fredericksburg, Virginia. He talked about the papers of the 5th President of the United States, and showed items from Monroe’s collection of books…

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  • Life Portrait of James Monroe
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    Life Portrait of James Monroe

    In the fifth in a series on American presidents, Mr. Pearce and Mr. Preston discussed the life and career of James Monroe. They talked about the exhibits and artifacts at the James Monroe…

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  • Virginians in the White House
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    Virginians in the White House

    Edward Crapol and Daniel Preston talked about their books about John Tyler and James Monroe. Edward Crapol is the author of John Tyler, the Accidental President, published by The University of North…

    194 views
  • Washington Journal Fredericksburg
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    Washington Journal: Fredericksburg

    In the last of a three-part series, the life and of President Monroe were profiled. In the first segment, Mr. Pearce talked about the purpose and operations of the museum, which is where Madison began his political…

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