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  • emOrders from Franceem
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    Orders from France

    Roger Kennedy talked about his book Orders From France: The Americans and the French in a Revolutionary World, 1780 - 1820 (University of Pennsylvania Press). In the book he examines the ways in which…

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  • emMr Jeffersons Lost Causeem
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    Mr. Jefferson's Lost Cause

    Mr. Kennedy talked about his book Mr. Jefferson’s Lost Cause: Land, Farmers, Slavery, and the Louisiana Purchase, published by Oxford University Press. The book is a reconsideration of the…

    197 views
  • emBurr Hamilton and Jeffersonem
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    Burr, Hamilton and Jefferson

    Mr. Kennedy talked about his book Burr, Hamilton, and Jefferson: A Study in Character, published by Oxford University Press. The book surveys the careers of three of the founders of the…

    140 views
  • Enriching Our Lives
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    Enriching Our Lives

    Mr. Kennedy spoke on how to be more effective at work and in everyday life. He used examples from history to demonstrate the way to be most effective is to work as a community and not as…

    11 views
  • National Parks Future
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    National Parks Future

    In the second of two hearings, the subcommittee heard testimony about the future of the National Parks system. Mr. Kennedy commented on many of the comments at the first hearing on issues…

    35 views
  • Washington Journal Wednesday
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    Washington Journal: Wednesday

    Current news events and political issues were examined through reviews of the morning newspapers; interviews with journalists, newsmakers and legislators; and viewer telephone calls, faxes…

    48 views
  • Chief Justice John Jay
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    Chief Justice John Jay

    In a speech, Director Kennedy examined the life and career of John Jay, who served as the first chief justice of the U.S. Supreme Court from 1789-1795. He also described his tour of the home in…

    55 views
  • National Park Fundraising
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    National Park Fundraising

    Committee members heard testimony from National Park Service officials and others concerning S.1703, a bill would which allow the National Park Foundation to become a profit-making engine…

    44 views
  • Pennsylvania Avenue Alternate Plan
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    Pennsylvania Avenue Alternate Plan

    Participants briefed reporters on the new plans for Pennsylvania Avenue after concrete barriers were installed to seal it off in front of the White House in May 1995. The plan would try to…

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  • Washington Monday Journal
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    Washington Monday Journal

    Throughout this program, features on the launching of a second C-SPAN School Bus appeared. The second bus would help to meet the demands of viewers across the country to have C-SPAN visit their communities.…

    59 views
  • Pennsylvania Avenue Design Plans
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    Pennsylvania Avenue Design Plans

    Director Kennedy talked about how the space in front of the White House would be used to create a public, pedestrian space while still maintaining a secure perimeter for the White House.…

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  • Washington Monday Journal
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    Washington Monday Journal

    Current news events and political issues were examined through reviews of the morning newspapers; interviews with journalists, newsmakers and legislators; and viewer telephone calls, faxes…

    31 views
  • National Parks Recreation Fees
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    National Parks Recreation Fees

    Committee members heard testimony concerning raising fees at national parks around the country to make up for budget cuts and improve user services.

    47 views
  • Opening of the White House Visitor Center
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    Opening of the White House Visitor Center

    Ms. Clinton and others spoke at a ceremony officially opening the White House visitor center. Located in the Commerce Department, the center will provide visitor information and White House…

    84 views
  • National Park Service
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    National Park Service

    Two House subcommittees heard testimony concerning the National Park Service’s financial and management practices from Department of the Interior, National Park Service and Government Accounting…

    92 views
  • National Park Service Concerns
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    National Park Service Concerns

    Director Kennedy talked to reporters about the wide-ranging issues facing the National Park Service.

    14 views
  • Civil War Battlefields Report
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    Civil War Battlefields Report

    The participants spoke about the importance of Civil War remembrance. Mr. Bearss discussed Civil War events on this date in history. Senator Bumpers, the founder of the Civil War…

    100 views
  • Clinton Inaugural Activities
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    Clinton Inaugural Activities

    Mr. Kennedy commented on the Clinton presidential inaugural, which began earlier in the day with a visit by the President-elect and Vice President-elect to Monticello, the home of former…

    49 views
  • World Events of 1991
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    World Events of 1991

    Mr. Beschloss and Mr. Kennedy responded to telephone callers' questions on the major issues and news events of 1991, including the Persian Gulf War, the breakup of the Soviet Union, and the…

    136 views
  • Conversation on World Changes
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    Conversation on World Changes

    Three authors involved in world affairs engaged in a wide-ranging discussion on recent world events and America’s role in international matters. Mr. Kennedy expressed reservations about the U.S. as a positive example-setting force in…

    24 views
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