103Oct 22, 1998
Book Discussion on Apollo: An Eyewitness Account
Astronaut Bean talked about his book Apollo: An Eyewitness Account by Astronaut/Explorer Artist/Moonwalker, published by Greenwich Publishers Ltd. When Bean traveled to the moon on ...
193Apr 13, 1998
Titanic 86th Anniversary
On the 86th anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic, two authors discussed their books. Father O’Donnell is the author of The Last Days of the Titanic: Photographs and Mementos of ...
46Dec 12, 1996
Book Discussion on Everyone is Entitled to My Opinion
Mr. Brinkley talked about his new book, Everyone is Entitled to My Opinion. It is a collection of the essays which he read at the close of “This Week” over the past 15 ...
168Nov 12, 1996
British Codebreaking During World War II
Mr. Sale spoke about World War II British codebreaking activities against Nazi Germany in Bletchley Park. British, U.S. and other mathematicians gathered there to unravel the code, Enigma, ...
93Aug 6, 1996
Book Discussion on Mr. Truman's War
Mr. Moskin spoke about his book, Mr. Truman’s War: The Final Victories of World War Two and the Birth of the Postwar World, which focuses on the transition from World War Two ...
25Jul 30, 1996
Christine Todd Whitman Biography
Ms. Beard spoke about her new book, Growing Up Republican: Christie Whitman: The Politics of Character. It is an authorized biography based on extensive interviews with Governor ...
56Jul 18, 1996
Mr. Walch spoke about his new book, Be Careful What You Wish For: Presidential Gifts and other Problems with the Presidency. He examined what the gifts of various presidents, ...
14May 13, 1996
Book Discussion on In Combat
Mr. Rudman talked about his book, Combat: Twelve Years in the United States Senate. He spoke about the daily life of a senator and what he enjoyed, and did not enjoy, about that ...
77Mar 4, 1996
Eleanor Roosevelt: Shaping Postwar Liberalism
Ms. Black spoke about her book, Casting her own Shadow: Eleanor Roosevelt and the Shaping of Postwar Liberalism. She talked about Mrs. Roosevelt’s ideas on the proper role of ...
38Aug 22, 1995
Book Discussion on Fulbright: A Biography
The author of a new book, Fulbright: A Biography, discussed the life of Senator William Fulbright who served from 1945 until 1974. Following his prepared remarks, Professor Woods took ...
102Nov 22, 1994
Presidency of John F. Kennedy
Mr. Reeves spoke about his book, “President Kennedy,” which is a detailed chronicle of the 1000-day presidency of John F. Kennedy based on a variety of personal and archival ...
218Oct 27, 1992
Book Discussion on The Culture of Contentment
Economist John Kenneth Galbraith, author of The Culture of Contentment published by Houghton-Mifflin, discussed the main theme of the book on the political response of an economically mature ...
21Oct 26, 1992
Former Press Secretary on Washington Politics
Mr. Nofziger, press secretary to Presidents Nixon and Reagan, discussed his career in politics which is the subject of his autobiography, Nofziger. He reflected on his relationships with ...
23Oct 7, 1992
Book Discussion on The Vital South: How Presidents Are Elected
The authors were introduced by their childhood friend, Rep. Chapman, a member of the House Appropriations Committee. The Black brothers discussed their book The Vital South: How ...
94Aug 25, 1992
Life in Former Soviet Union
Mr. Arbatov, author of The System: An Insider’s Life in Soviet Politics, spoke on his book in a lecture at the National Archives. He discussed his life as a scientist ...
96Jul 27, 1992
Book Discussion on The Betrayal of American Democracy
Mr. Greider, author of Who Will Tell the People?: The Betrayal of American Democracy delivered a lecture on the current state of American democracy at the National Archives. In his ...
18Nov 5, 1991
Perspectives on Presidential Elections
The National Archives sponsored a forum on historical perspectives on presidential elections, which brought together authors and analysts of political affairs to discuss presidential ...
9Nov 5, 1991
Presidential Debates and American Politics
Ms. Brown and Ms. DeSimone addressed an audience at a forum on “American Politics and the Electoral Process,” sponsored by the National Archives. Both speakers discussed ...
35Nov 5, 1991
U.S. Electoral Process
Political analysts delivered remarks on the U.S. electoral process in a panel discussion during a forum on the history of presidential elections sponsored by the National Archives. The ...