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  • Discussion on the Assassination of President James Garfield
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    Assassination of President James Garfield

    Professor Ralph Nurnberger talked about the stories behind and the historical impact of the assassination of President James Garfield. President Garfield had hoped to challenge pockets of…

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  • President James Garfield Memorial
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    President James Garfield Memorial

    Katherine Goss visited President James Garfield’s Memorial at Lake View Cemetery in Cleveland, Ohio, and talked about the president’s childhood, presidential election, and assassination just months after…

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  • emDestiny of the Republicem
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    Destiny of the Republic

    In her book Candice Millard recounts the assassination of President James Garfield. The author reports that four months after taking office President Garfield was fired upon twice by Charles Guiteau on…

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  • Life Portrait of James Garfield
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    Life Portrait of James Garfield

    In the twentieth in a series on American presidents, scholars and historians talked about the life and career of James Garfield from his home in Ohio. Among the issues they addressed were…

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  • emThe Destiny of the Republicem
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    The Destiny of the Republic

    Candice Millard talked about her book, Destiny of the Republic: A Tale of Madness, Medicine and the Murder of a President. In her book she tells the story of the assassination of James A.…

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  • James Garfield Biographical Vignette
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    James Garfield Biographical Vignette

    A short summary was given of James Garfield’s accomplishments and life history.

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  • emDark Horse  President James A Garfieldem
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    Dark Horse: President James A. Garfield

    Mr. Ackerman talked about his book, Dark Horse: The Surprise Election and Political Murder of President James A. Garfield, published by Carroll and Graff. The book examines President Garfield’s 1880…

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  • Garfield Memorial
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    Garfield Memorial

    Don Ritchie talked about the creation of the President Garfield Memorial in Washington, D.C. Date of interview unknown.

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  • Presidential Biography Panel
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    Presidential Biography Panel

    Presidential biographers talked about the challenges faced by three very different presidencies. Topics included Jackson’s search for a broader democracy in the 1830s, Garfield’s post Civil War service, and…

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  • President James A Garfield Programming
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    President James A. Garfield Programming

    Programs about President James A. Garfield include: President Garfield Profile 68975-1 12/11/1995 Garfield Papers 151259-1 7/29/1999 Life Portrait of James Garfield 151093-1 7/26/1999 The…

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  • Garfield Papers
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    Garfield Papers

    John Sellers talked about President James Garfield’s correspondence and papers in the Library of Congress’s collection. He discussed some of the more interesting letters to his mother and…

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  • President Garfield Profile
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    President Garfield Profile

    In the second of an eight part series on the Ohio presidents, the life of James Abram Garfield, the 20th president who served from March to July 1881, was profiled. Historians, scholars and…

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  • Politics and Late 19th Century America
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    Politics and Late 19th Century America

    Donald Ritchie talked about the presidencies of James Garfield and Chester A. Arthur. He talked about the election of James Garfield, focusing on the political climate in America in the…

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  • emDark Horse  James A Garfieldem
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    Dark Horse: James A. Garfield

    Mr. Ackerman discussed his book, Dark Horse: The Surprise Election and Political Murder of President James A. Garfield, published by Avalon Publishing Group. He described the politics…

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  • Garfield Monument
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    Garfield Monument

    Mr. Garrison led a tour of the Garfield monument at Lake View Cemetery and talked about its architecture and about the various artwork in the monument.

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  • Life Portrait of James Garfield

    Life Portrait of James Garfield

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