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    Woodrow Wilson's Second Term

    Professor Margaret MacMillan talked about President Woodrow Wilson’s second term from 1917 to 1921. Once the U.S. entered the first World War in 1917, the majority of President Wilson’s efforts focused on…

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    Thomas Jefferson's Union

    Professors Gary Gallagher and Peter Onuf talked about the tenets of federalism and the meaning behind the idea of a union of states from the perspective of President Thomas Jefferson. They spoke about Thomas…

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    Clinton Administration Economic Policy

    Former members of President Clinton’s administration talked about his economic policies, including the federal budget surplus, health care reform, and welfare tax credits. The Clinton…

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    Clinton Adminstration Foreign Policy

    Former members of the Clinton administration talked about the president’s foreign policy strategy and achievements. They spoke about the president’s response to events in Bosnia, Rwanda, and the…

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    Clinton Administration Domestic Policy

    Former members of President Clinton’s administration joined Bowdoin College government professor Andrew Rudalevige to look back at the domestic policies of the Clinton White House. They discussed some…

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    Book Discussion on The End of Greatness

    Aaron David Miller talked about his book, The End of Greatness: Why America Can’t Have (and Doesn’t Want) Another Great President, in which he argues that American’s preoccupation with…

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    George H.W. Bush and the End of the Cold War

    Andy Card, Jeffrey Engel, and others talked about Mr. Engel’s book, When the World Seemed New: George H.W. Bush and the End of the Cold War. They spoke about President Bush’s foreign policy…

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    Ulysses S. Grant and the Crisis of Reconstruction

    History professor Joan Waugh, author of U. S. Grant: American Hero, American Myth, talked about Ulysses S. Grant and the Reconstruction Era following the U.S. Civil War. This event was part of the…

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    States and Health Care Costs, News Conference

    Co-chairs of the University of Virginia Miller Center’s bipartisan State Health Care Cost Containment Commission released a report, Cracking the Code on Health Care Costs. They briefed the…

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    Rethinking Appomattox

    Elizabeth Varon talked about her book, Appomattox: Victory, Defeat, and Freedom at the End of the Civil War. In her book, she discusses the surrender of Confederate General Robert E. Lee to Union…

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    James K. Polk and the War with Mexico

    Author and Oxford University history professor emeritus Daniel Walker Howe talked about the 11th President James K. Polk and the Mexican-American War. In 1845, the United States annexed…

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    Andrew Jackson and Crisis Management

    Author H.W. Brands talks about President Andrew Jackson’s personal life, marriage, beliefs, temperament, path to office, and presidential crises. He also spoke about the crises that Andrew Jackson dealt with while…

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    States and Health Care Costs, Panel Discussion

    Policy experts talked about the findings of the State Health Care Cost Containment Commission report that states need to take a leadership role in controlling health care costs. The report,…

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    U.S. Trade Policy

    Former U.S. trade representatives took part in a roundtable discussion of U.S. trade policy. They analyzed past U.S. free trade agreements, the status of the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership negotiations between…

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    Kennedy Vietnam Tapes

    Marc Selverstone talked about President Kennedy’s views on America’s involvement in Vietnam. 260 hours of President Kennedy’s recorded oval office conversations have been released. 25 of…

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    Marriage and the Presidency

    Kati Marton spoke about the impact that a president’s marriage has on his term, and she also spoke at length about the role of first ladies. She focused on specific presidents and how their…

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    Presidents in World Affairs

    Scholars talked about the differences in leadership styles between Presidents Franklin Roosevelt and Harry Truman, as well as President Dwight Eisenhower’s ideology, and how it guided his decision-making during the Cold…

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    The State of the Presidential Studies Field

    Presidential scholars and others talked about the intersection between popular and scholarly history, including the narrative approach of authors David McCullough and Doris Kearns Goodwin,…

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    Presidents and the Economy

    Scholars talked about presidents and the economy, including whether a president’s policies can unilaterally affect the economy, and whether their programs continue to reverberate after they…

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    Presidents and Political Structure

    Panelists talked about the public and political expectations of presidents dealing with disaster relief after hurricanes, floods, and terrorist attacks, as well as the president’s…

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