531Jul 31, 2013
Unconventional Andrew Jackson
American studies professor Robert Watson talked about the lesser-known stories of Andrew Jackson’s presidency, from his unpopular marriage to his passion for dueling and ...
355Apr 8, 2013
First Ladies As Influence Makers
Historians talked about first ladies through history, exploring how the role has evolved. Topics included the move from solely traditional female activities centered on home and family to ...
219Mar 16, 2013
"Let's Write Together" Campaign
Lynn University Professor Robert Watson and his son Alex talk about their campaign to get families to read and write together. Professor Watson and his son wrote a book for children titled ...
1,306Dec 5, 2012
Book Discussion on Affairs of State
Robert Watson, founding editor of the journal, White House Studies, talked about his book, Affairs of State: The Untold History of Presidential Love, Sex, and Scandal, 1789-1900, in ...
1,192Oct 11, 2012
Vice Presidential Debate Viewers' Reaction, Part 1
Telephone lines were open for viewer reaction to the vice presidential debate between Vice President Joe Biden (D) and Representative Paul Ryan (R). Interviews in the spin room were shown and ...
101Oct 9, 2012
Vice Presidential Debating Styles
Robert Watson and Richard Benedetto analyzed the debating styles with of vice presidential candidates Joe Biden and Paul Ryan. C-SPAN archival video was shown from vice presidential debates ...
1,159Sep 8, 2010
Electioneering in the New Republic
Professor Robert Watson lectured about the 1824 and 1828 elections, focusing on the role these elections played in shaping not only the practice of campaigns and elections but the practice of ...