672Nov 6, 2013
Book Discussion on Camelot's Court
Historian Robert Dallek talked about his book, Camelot’s Court: Inside the Kennedy White House, in which he profiles President Kennedy’s team of advisors, which included his ...
287Oct 24, 2013
The Legacy of John F. Kennedy
Historians and authors at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library in Boston, Massachusetts talked about President Kennedy’s legacy on the 50th anniversary of his death. Speakers included ...
970Jun 13, 2011
Release of Pentagon Papers
Robert Dallek talked about some of the declassified Pentagon Papers that will be released on the 40th anniversary of leak of the original Pentagon Papers to the New York Times. Topics ...
469Apr 11, 2011
American Leaders and the Issues of 1861
The evening before the 150th anniversary of the attack on Fort Sumter, historians spoke about leadership and the troubling issues of 1861. Edward Ayres projected some graphics as he talked about ...
1,151Oct 21, 2010
Book Discussion on The Lost Peace
Robert Dallek examines the foreign policy decisions made by world leaders from the United States, China, Britain, France, and the Soviet Union following World War II. Mr. Dallek argues the ...
399Feb 23, 2010
Historical Perspectives on President Obama's First Year
Presidential biographer Robert Dallek gave his perspective on President Obama’s first year in office. Starting from an analysis of the foreign policy challenges facing President Obama, he ...
115Oct 4, 2009
Vietnam and Afghanistan
Robert Dallek talked about whether or not parallels exist between the war in Afghanistan and the Vietnam War, and if that kind of thinking can be perilous. He responded to telephone calls and ...
1,218Sep 24, 2009
Presidents Truman and Reagan and the Cold War
Robert Dallek and James Mann talked about their books on Presidents Truman and Reagan. The two presidents bookend-ed The Cold War, which ended twenty years previously with fall of the Soviet ...
350Dec 15, 2008
President Harry Truman
Robert Dallek talked about the political career and the Presidential tenure of Harry Truman. . He responded to telephone calls and electronic mail. A clip of a President Truman biography, ...
1,057Oct 22, 2008
Book Discussion on Harry S. Truman
Historian Roberrt Dallek talked about his book Harry S. Truman: The 33rd President, 1945-1953, part of The American Presidents Series (Times Books; September 2, 2008). Mr. Dallek ...
138Jun 10, 2007
Book Discussion on Nixon and Kissinger: Partners in Power
Robert Dallek was interviewed before an audience about his book, Nixon and Kissinger: Partners in Power, published by HarperCollins. He was interviewed by James Warren. He talked ...
733Apr 18, 2007
Q&A with Robert Dallek
Robert Dallek was interviewed about his book Nixon and Kissinger: Partners in Power, published by HarperCollins. He discussed the close, but uneasy, relationship between Secretary of ...
134Apr 15, 2006
Book Discussion on Let Every Nation Know: John F. Kennedy in His Own Words
Robert Dallek and Terry Gollway talked about their book Let Every Nation Know: John F. Kennedy in His Own Words, published by published with a CD by Sourcebooks MediaFusion. The authors ...
39Nov 8, 2003
Presidential Biographies Panel
Professor Barrett talked about the book he edited, That Man: An Insider’s Portrait of Franklin D. Roosevelt. Professor Dallek talked about his book, An Unfinished Life: John F. ...
403Sep 17, 2003
Presidents, Politics and Power
Moderated by Mr. Schieffer the panelists talked about how presidents use power. Topics included the constitutional separation of powers, the specific powers allowed the president by the ...
1,079May 20, 2003
Book Discussion on An Unfinished Life: John F. Kennedy, 1917-1963
Robert Dallek talked about his book An Unfinished Life: John F. Kennedy, 1917- 1963, published by Little, Brown and Company. The author described the extent of President Kennedy’s ...
37Apr 11, 2002
Presidential Records Access
Authors and historians testified about the release of official presidential papers, their use to academics and journalists, and recent decisions by the Bush administration to withhold documents ...
22Apr 23, 2001
Media Coverage of the Bush Administration
Participants talked about the media coverage of the Bush Administration. They focused on the Administration’s attempts to manage the media and if the first 100 days are a valid measure of ...
42Sep 11, 2000
Scholars discussed presidents of the 20th century, what lies in store for future presidents, and how historians will view them. The panel responded to questions from the audience.
51Sep 11, 2000
Presidential Power in the 21st Century
Historians speculated about presidential power in the 21st century and discussed past presidents who are viewed as powerful. They answered questions from the audience.
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