74Apr 20, 2005
Richard J. Daley Urban Forum
As part of the inaugural Richard J. Daley Urban Forum, Mayor Richard M. Daley spoke about his father’s life. Mr. Beschloss then gave the opening keynote address on the life of ...
93Nov 12, 2003
George C. Marshall Foundation Dinner
Participants paid tribute to Secretary Colin Powell as he received the George C. Marshall Award. The award was presented by David Rockefeller, the 1999 recipient of the Marshall Award for ...
211May 28, 2003
Former President Clinton spoke about the legacy of President John F. Kennedy and other topics. Among the topics he addressed were leadership, civil rights, and President Kennedy’s ...
106Feb 17, 2003
Foreign Policy and Presidential History
Mr. Reeves and Mr. Beschloss, participating by remote connection from Boston, discussed U.S. presidents and U.S. foreign policy from 1960-1975, including how Presidents Kennedy, Johnson ...
65Jan 13, 2003
American Principles and Values
Panelists talked about American principals, values, and the state of American culture. Among the topics they addressed were levels of civic participation, America’s role in the world, ...
193Nov 25, 2002
Book Discussion on Katherine Graham's Washington
A panel discussed Katharine Graham’s Washington, published by Alfred A. Knopf. The book, which was nearing completion at the time of Ms. Graham’s death, is a collection ...
187Nov 16, 2002
The panelists talked about the Vietnam War. They also responded to questions from the audience. Mr. Broyles moderated the panel.
Mr. Beschloss is the author of ...
723Nov 6, 2002
Book Discussion on The Conquerors
Mr. Beschloss talked about his book The Conquerors: Roosevelt, Truman and the Destruction of Hitler’s Germany, 1941-1945, published by Simon and Schuster. The book details ...
38Jan 21, 2002
Mr. Beschloss delivered the keynote address at an event celebrating the publication of the final volume of President Dwight Eisenhower’s papers, Keeping the Peace, published by ...
40Nov 26, 2001
The Future of Presidential Libraries
Mr. Beschloss talked about the presidential library system and his experiences researching at presidential libraries.
94Nov 25, 2001
Book Discussion on Reaching for Glory
Mr. Beschloss talked about his new book, Reaching for Glory: Lyndon Johnson’s Secret: White House Tapes 1964-65, which contains transcripts of some of President Johnson’s ...
68Sep 8, 2001
Book Discussion on Taking Charge: The Johnson White House Tapes
Mr. Beschloss talked about his research for his upcoming book, Taking Charge: The Johnson White House Tapes 1963-1964.
60May 12, 2001
Friends of deceased Washington Post editorial page editor Meg Greenfield talked about her book Washington, published posthumously by PublicAffairs, and about her life. The ...
166May 3, 2001
Washington: Publication Party
A party was held to celebrate the posthumous publication of Meg Greenfield’s book Washington, published by PublicAffairs. Meg Greenfield was a Pulitzer Prize winning editorial ...
36Feb 12, 2001
Lincoln Presidential Library Groundbreaking
On the anniversary of President Lincoln’s birth, a groundbreaking ceremony was held for the Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum. The groundbreaking itself was shown briefly, followed ...
38Nov 16, 2000
Book Discussion on Illustrated History of the Presidents
Mr. Beschloss talked about the book he edited, American Heritage Illustrated History of the President, published by Time Books. This new edition offers portraits of forty-two ...
24Nov 16, 2000
White House Transitions
Mr. Beschloss talked about the White House during periods of transition between presidents. Through anecdotes and historical observations he described the peaceful nature of the transfer ...
12Sep 28, 2000
The Next President's First 100 Days
Experts discuss the significance of policy decisions made in the first 100 days of a new administration and make recommendations for the incoming president.
351Feb 24, 2000
Power and the Presidency
Mr. Beschloss moderated a panel who spoke about how presidents wielded their power. They recounted personal experiences with various presidents, related the different personal styles of ...
56Aug 2, 1999
Mr. Lincoln: A Man for All Seasons
In his keynote speech Mr. Beschloss talked about Lincoln’s assassination and how subsequent presidents viewed Lincoln’s legacy. He was followed by several park rangers who ...
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