25Mar 17, 2006
President Bush and Congress
Richard Norton Smith talked about President Bush’s popularity with the American public and Congress in a historical context. He also talked about his “Presidents and Patriots” ...
257Dec 7, 2005
Reflections of Dan Rostenkowski
Richard Norton Smith interviewed former Representative Dan Rostenkowski about his life and career. Rep. Rostenkowski served as the chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee from ...
67Sep 19, 2005
Ford Assassination Attempt
Participating by telephone, Mr. Smith spoke about the events surrounding the 1975 assassination attempts on President Gerald Ford. He discussed the apprehension of Sara Jane Moore at the ...
17Sep 9, 2005
Hurricane Katrina in Historical Context
Participating from Springfield, Illinois, the Richard Norton Smith talked about Hurricane Katrina in a historical context by looking at responses to national disasters that had confronted other ...
243Apr 18, 2005
Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum
The day before the official dedication of the museum portion of the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum in Springfield, Illinois, museum officials talked about the museum and resources ...
475Apr 18, 2005
Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum Tour
This is an edited version of a longer live program. This edition does not include footage of the winners of the Lincoln essay contest for students, nor call-in portions of the original ...
99Mar 11, 2005
Lincoln Essay Contest Results
Ms. Steele announced the winners of C-SPAN’s Lincoln Essay Contest.
Mihan Lee, a student at Georgetown Day School, Washington, DC, won the grand prize and was interviewed by ...
1,032Jan 28, 2005
Q&A with President George W. Bush
President George W. Bush gave C-SPAN an exclusive interview in the Map Room of the White House. In his remarks he offered some thoughts on his presidency, his second inaugural address, the ...
25Jan 14, 2005
Lincoln Essay Contest
Richard Norton Smith spoke by telephone from Springfield, Ill. about the Abraham Lincoln Library and the dedication ceremony planned for April 19, 2005. He discussed the essay contest for ...
70Nov 17, 2004
A Personal Look at Lincoln
Mr. Smith talked about the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum in Springfield, Illinois, describing in detail the planning and the fund-raising. The buildings will be finished ...
22Sep 14, 2004
Historical Guide to Choosing a President
23Aug 27, 2004
Telephone lines were opened for viewer comments.
Mr. Smith talked by telephone from Springfield, Illinois, where he is the executive director of the Abraham Lincoln Presidential ...
231Jun 9, 2004
Reagan Funeral Events
Mr. Smith talked about the legacy of President Ronald Reagan and responded to viewer comments and questions as part of a preview of memorial events for Former President Reagan in Washington, ...
26Apr 24, 2004
Judging a Presidency
Mr. Smith talked about ten ways to judge a president and the development of the modern presidency. He talked about various leadership styles, historic perceptions of presidents, and ...
11Apr 23, 2004
Presidential Studies Awards
Following an introduction by Mr. Smith, Justice O’Connor was presented with the Center for the Study of the Presidency’s 2004 Publius Award. The award is given annually for ...