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    Rightful Heritage

    Douglas Brinkley talked about his book Rightful Heritage: Franklin D. Roosevelt and the Land of America, in which he looks at President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s creation of many National…

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    Stories I Tell Myself

    Juan Thompson talked about his book Stories I tell Myself: Growing Up with Hunter S. Thompson, in which he remembers his childhood and formative years with his father. He spoke with…

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    Ross Perot, Presidential Contender

    Douglas Brinkley and Carolyn Barta talked about independent presidential candidate H. Ross Perot (b. 1930). Professor Barta participated from her home in Dallas as they talked about his campaigns and…

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    Rightful Heritage

    Douglas Brinkley talked about his book Rightful Heritage: Franklin D. Roosevelt and the Land of America, in which he recalls President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s environmental legacy. He spoke…

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    Open Phones with Douglas Brinkley

    Douglas Brinkley talked about his book, Rightful Heritage: Franklin D. Roosevelt and the Land of America, and responded to viewer comments and questions. He was interviewed at the 2016…

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    American Presidents

    William Leuchtenburg and Douglas Brinkley talked about Mr. Leuchtenburg’s book, The American President: From Teddy Roosevelt to Bill Clinton. Mr. Leuchtenburg spoke about the presidents he…

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    Final Year in Office for Two-Term Presidents

    Author Douglas Brinkley talked about the final year of two-term presidencies and what to expect as President Obama begins the last year of his second term in office.

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    First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt

    Allida Black and Douglas Brinkley talked about the life and influence of first lady Eleanor Roosevelt and responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Topics included her independent life and…

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    Tenth Anniversary of Hurricane Katrina

    Former New Orleans Mayor Marc Morial, Douglas Brinkley, and Shepard Smith talked about the recovery of the Gulf Coast ten years after Hurricane Katrina. They discussed federal, state and…

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    Theodore Roosevelt's Life and Presidency

    Douglas Brinkley, author of The Wilderness Warrior: Theodore Roosevelt and the Crusade for America, talked about the life of President Theodore Roosevelt. Professor Brinkley spoke about…

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    Coined

    Kabir Sehgal talked about his book, Coined: The Rich Life of Money and How Its History Has Shaped Us, about the origins of money around the world and the role it has played throughout human…

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    The Nixon Defense and The Nixon Tapes

    John Dean, author of The Nixon Defense: What He Knew and When He Knew It, and Douglas Brinkley and Luke Nichter, co-authors of The Nixon Tapes: 1971-1972, talked about their books. They…

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    Nixon Resignation 40th Anniversary

    Douglas Brinkley, Carl Bernstein, and Luke Nichter talked about Richard Nixon’s presidency and resignation. Mr. Brinkley and Mr. Nichter are co-authors of the book, The Nixon Tapes:…

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    Nixon Resignation 40th Anniversary

    Douglas Brinkley talked about the book, The Nixon Tapes: 1971-1972, which he co-edited with Luke Nichter. The book includes commentary and transcriptions of President Nixon’s conversations with…

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    Doug Brinkley on Neil Armstrong Recordings

    Doug Brinkley, who interviewed Neil Armstrong in 2001 for the NASA Johnson Space Center Oral History Project, shared some audio recordings from his interview, and discussed a 2001 conversation…

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    Douglas Brinkley on the Significance of Memorial Day

    Douglas Brinkley talked about the significance of Memorial Day and the historic contributions by fallen soldiers. C-SPAN Radio’s Nancy Calo read news headlines at the conclusion of the…

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    John F. Kennedy Remembered

    Dan Rather, James Swanson, and Douglas Brinkley talked about the news coverage and repercussions of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. This event was hosted by The Henry Ford…

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    Life Portrait of Jimmy Carter

    In the thirty-eighth in a series on American presidents, scholars and historians discussed the life and career of Jimmy Carter. Among the issues they discussed were his childhood in Plains,…

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    Presiden Obama's Relationship with Congress

    Douglas Brinkley talked about President Obama’s relationships with Congress. He also responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Other topics included comparisons with prior…

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    Rosa Parks' 100th Birthday Commemoration

    Panelists, including Darlene Clark Hine, Douglas Brinkley, Danielle McGuire, and Jeanne Theoharis, spoke at an event commemorating Rosa Parks' 100th birthday. The “National Day of Courage”…

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