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    Life Portrait of Gerald R. Ford

    In the thirty-seventh in a series on American presidents, scholars and historians discussed the life and career of Gerald Ford. Among the issues they discussed were his early career and…

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    Life Portrait of James Buchanan

    In the fifteenth in a series on American presidents, guests talked about the life and career of James Buchanan. Mr. Reisner and Professor Keller talked about Buchanan’s presidency and the history…

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    President William Henry Harrison

    In the seventh of an eight part series on the Ohio presidents, the life of William Henry Harrison, the 9th president who served from March to April 1841, was profiled. Historians and scholars discussed…

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    Life and Career of John Rockefeller IV

    Senator Rockefeller spoke about his life including the “interesting” reason for his move to West Virginia.

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    Senate Career of Lyndon Johnson

    Mr. Ritchie talked about Lyndon Johnson’s career as the Democratic leader in the Senate. He also focused on his efforts with Civil Rights legislation.

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    Senator Thurmond Interview

    In a taped interview, Senator Thurmond talked about his career in the U.S. Senate, which began in 1954. On May 25 he is the longest-serving senator in U.S. history.

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    Discussion on the Federal Budget

    Eric Pianin and Andrew Taylor were interviewed about past federal budget battles, the interaction between Congress and the president, the current budget disagreements, the failure of the…

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    U.S. Immigration Policy Student Forum

    A video was shown describing immigration procedures at Ellis Island, followed by a video clip from an interview with Rita Simon, the author of The Ambivalent Welcome. Then panelists and…

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    Federal Reserve Tour

    Mr. Covine provided a tour of the Federal Reserve building, which was dedicated in 1925, and talked about the past presidents of the institution.

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    Ronald Reagan Boyhood Home

    Mrs. Jones described the boyhood home of President Reagan. The various rooms were shown.

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    Life and Career of Ken Salazar

    As part of an interview series with several new members, Senator Salazar spoke about his life and career and participation in public service. He was interviewed in his office.

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    Life and Career of Jim DeMint

    Senator DeMint talked about his life, career, and the value of public service. Then Representative DeMint won the seat left open when Senator Fritz Hollings retired.

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    Life and Career of John Thune

    Senator Thune spoke about his life and career in South Dakota, his time in public service, and his experiences throughout his personal and public lives.

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    Papers of President James Monroe

    Mr. Gawalt discussed the letters and documents of President James Monroe, including letters from the Revolutionary War period and from Thomas Jefferson.

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    Monticello Independence Day

    The C-SPAN School Bus visited the 32nd annual Independence Day celebration at the home of Thomas Jefferson in Monticello, Virginia. David McCullough gave the keynote speech at the ceremony…

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    Senator Danforth Retirement

    Senator Danforth discussed his decision to retire and his 18 year- career in the Senate.

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    Life and Career of John Danforth

    Senator Danforth (R-MO) was interviewed and talked about the atmosphere of the Senate and his early interest in politics. Senator Danforth attended Yale Law and Divinity Schools at the same…

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    Chief Justice Burger Retrospective

    Warren Burger served as Chief Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court from 1969 to 1986, during the terms of four presidents. He died in June 1995. In an overview of his life and career, a clip…

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    Political Memorabilia

    By remote link from Union Station, Mr. Fake conducted a tour of Political Americana, his store which sells political memorabilia. He talked about the popularity of different memorabilia and…

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    Book Discussion on The United States Capitol

    Photographer Fred Maroon and his writer wife, Suzy Maroon, discussed their new book, a pictorial history of the United States Capitol. The Maroons were granted unique access to the Capitol…

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