354Apr 23, 2007
Arthur Schlesinger, Jr., Memorial Service
A memorial service for the historian Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr., was held in the Great Hall at Cooper Union. He was praised as a preeminent American historian and a Renaissance ...
296Feb 21, 2007
Interview with Arthur Schlesinger, Jr.
Historian Arthur Schlesinger, Jr. responded to questions about U.S. presidents and their use of history in leading the country. He claimed that the current administration did not learn the ...
131Nov 27, 2006
Tribute to Arthur Schlesinger
Moderated by John Seigenthaler, three distinguished historians paid tribute to fellow historian Arthur Schlesinger and talked about his life and career. Mr. Schlesinger was special ...
991Feb 24, 2005
Lesser-Known U.S. Presidents
Historian Arthur Schlesinger, editor of Times Books' “American Presidents Series,” moderated a panel discussion of the lives of some of America’s lesser-known presidents. The ...
66Sep 29, 2004
Book Discussion on War and the American Presidency
Mr. Schlesinger talked about his book War and the American Presidency, published by W. W. Norton and Company. His new book is on the Bush doctrine in foreign policy, the war in ...
145Feb 16, 2004
Members of a President’s Day panel talked about the presidential biographies they wrote for Times Books' American Presidents series. Mr. Schlesinger, the general editor of the ...
80Apr 10, 2002
Access to Presidential Records
Historians talked about historical research of American presidents, public records and presidential papers, and the number and availability of documents. They also talked about efforts by the ...
65Feb 27, 2002
Civil Liberties After September 11
Mr. Donahue moderated a panel discussion about the state of civil liberties in America following September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. Among the topics they addressed were governmental ...
166Feb 3, 2002
Jacqueline Kennedy: The White House Years
Panelists talked about Mrs. Kennedy’s days as first lady, focusing on her style, influence on the American public, and personal recollections of their various relationships with the first ...
693Jul 23, 2001
Katharine Graham Funeral Service
Dignitaries, family members and mourners gathered at the National Cathedral to reflect on the life and career of Katharine Graham.
506Dec 3, 2000
In Depth with Arthur Schlesinger, Jr.
Professor Schlesinger talked about his new autobiography and the fifteen other books he has written. He also responded to audience telephone calls and electronic mail. He was a special ...
1,530Apr 4, 2000
Book Discussion on From Dawn to Decadence
Mr. Barzun talked with Mr. Schlesinger about his new book From Dawn to Decadence: 500 Years of Western Cultural Life, published Harper Collins. The two addressed a number of ...
395Feb 9, 2000
McCarthyism in America
On the anniversary of Senator McCarthy’s “Wheeling speech,” in which he accused Truman administration officials of being influenced by communists, panelists spoke about ...
328Feb 9, 2000
McCarthyism in America
On the anniversary of Senator McCarthy’s “Wheeling speech,” in which he accused Truman administration officials of being influenced by communists, participants spoke about ...
22Jan 8, 1999
American National Biography Series Launch
The Library of Congress celebrated the launching of its American National Biography Series. The speakers talked about the historical importance of biographies.
144Dec 14, 1998
Rally Against Impeachment
Scholars, journalists, and celebrities gathered to oppose the impeachment of President Clinton. They argued that the public had been ignored by politicians seeking to further their own ...
55Nov 9, 1998
Historical Impeachment Review, Pt. 2
Subcommittee members questioned legal experts and historians about the history and interpretation of impeachment.
155Nov 9, 1998
Historical Impeachment Review, Pt. 1
The subcommittee heard opening statements from legal experts and historians on the interpretation and history of impeachment in the U.S. During his statement, subcommittee member Rep. Inglis ...
39Oct 28, 1998
Congressional Impeachment Inquiry
Historians talked with reporters about a historical perspective on the current impeachment investigation of President Clinton. Mr. Vann Woodward and Professor Schlesinger discussed their ...
292Oct 21, 1998
Book Discussion on Secrecy: The American Experience
Senator Moynihan and other panelists spoke about his book Secrecy: The American Experience, published by Yale University Press. The book addresses secrecy as a mode of regulation in ...
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