5,984Nov 11, 2013
First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy
Michael Beschloss and Barbara Perry talked about the life and influence of first lady Jacqueline Kennedy and responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Topics included the ...
199Sep 11, 2012
Michael Beschloss at President Lincoln's Cottage
Michael Beschloss gave a tour of President Lincoln’s Cottage on the grounds of the Soldiers' Home in Washington. He also talked about visiting historic sites and the book he was writing ...
3,463Sep 2, 2012
In Depth with Michael Beschloss
Michael Beschloss talked about his life and career. He responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.
A video was shown of Mr. Beschloss giving a tour of President ...
2,643Oct 3, 2011
Book Discussion on Jacqueline Kennedy: Historic Conversations on Life with John F. Kennedy
In March 1964, Jacqueline Kennedy sat with historian Arthur Schlesinger, Jr., to record seven interviews totaling over eight hours of the first lady’s remembrances of her husband’s ...
1,149Jun 18, 2011
James MacGregor Burns with Michael Beschloss
Pulitzer Prize-winning Roosevelt scholar James MacGregor Burns talked with his former student at Williams College, presidential historian and NBC News commentator Michael Beschloss. Topics ...
1,973Feb 9, 2011
Book Discussion on Known and Unknown: A Memoir
Former Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld discussed his memoir, Known and Unknown (Sentinel, 2011), with historian Michael Beschloss. He also responded to questions from members of the ...
375Oct 5, 2010
Governing Across Party Lines
David Axelrod and Josh Bolten talked about partisanship in national politics and how civility and cooperation might return to political discourse. Also participating were Senator Susan Collins ...
161Jun 23, 2010
Why Presidential Sites Matter
Michael Beschloss gave a keynote address at a conference on presidential sites and libraries. He talked about the importance of presidential sites and what can be learned from them. He ...
371Dec 3, 2009
Life of Senator Edward Kennedy
A panel of guests hosted by Mike Barnicle talked about the life of the late Senator Edward M. Kennedy and his book True Compass: The Life of Senator Edward M. Kennedy. Guests reflected on his ...
145Sep 14, 2009
75 Years of the National Archives
The National Archives has been the nation’s record keeper for 75 years. A panel of four researchers, a journalist, historian, university president, and filmmaker, each spoke about the ...
180Sep 23, 2008
Lincoln: The President and the Man
Presidential historian Michael Beschloss discussed President Abraham Lincoln with Professor Richard Norton Smith. Topics included President Lincoln’s character as well as his place in ...
330May 20, 2008
Legacy of President Lyndon Johnson
Former White House colleagues spoke about the legacy of President Lyndon B. Johnson at a forum celebrating the 100th birthday of President Johnson. They talked about their experiences in the ...
60Sep 29, 2007
Book Discussion on Presidential Courage
Michael Beschloss was interviewed about his book, Presidential Courage, and responded to viewers' telephone calls.
84Sep 29, 2007
Book Discussion on Presidential Courage
Michael Beschloss talked about his book, Presidential Courage. After his presentation he responded to audience members' questions.
293May 11, 2007
After Words with Michael Beschloss
Michael Beschloss was interviewed about his book Presidential Courage: Brave Leaders and How They Changed America, 1789-1989, published by Simon and Schuster. He examined the tough ...
102Jan 21, 2007
Carter Legacy and Post-Presidency
Moderated by Jon Meacham, the panelists summed up the conference and discussed the Carter legacy and President Carter’s post-presidential activities. Topics included Carter administration ...
102Jan 20, 2007
Carter Administration and Diplomatic Initiatives
Moderated by Michael Beschloss, former members of the Carter administration talked about foreign policy and diplomatic initiatives beyond the Middle East. Topics included the Panama Canal, ...
109Jan 20, 2007
Carter Administration and Environmental Policy
Michael Beschloss made the opening remarks for the second day of the conference, talking about the uniqueness of the Carter campaign and victory and about some of the accomplishments of the Carter ...
437Sep 19, 2005
News and Documentary Emmy Awards
The 26th Annual News and Documentary Emmy Awards were presented by the National Television Academy at a black-tie ceremony at the Marriott Marquis hotel in New York City. Newsmakers and ...
72Apr 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 ...
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