1,045Mar 26, 2012
Book Discussion on Indomitable Will: LBJ in the Presidency
Mark Updegrove, director of the Lyndon Baines Johnson Presidential Library and Museum, recounts the presidency of Lyndon Johnson. Sworn into office following the assassination of John F. ...
960Apr 17, 2011
50th Anniversary of the Bay of Pigs Invasion
On the 50th anniversary of the April 17, 1961, Bay of Pigs Invasion historians were joined by Alfredo Duran, a Cuban exile who participated in the assault, in examining the steps leading to the ...
499Nov 16, 2007
Tribute to Eunice Kennedy Shriver
After an introduction by Paul Kirk, Professor Glendon sat on the stage with four of Eunice Kennedy Shriver’s children. They described their mother’s many accomplishments, especially ...
190Feb 17, 2003
Presidential Tapes: Historical Record
The participants talked about whether the presidential tapes shed light on crucial moments in U.S. history, such as the Cuban Missile Crisis and the Vietnam War.
Mr. Middleton ...
182Apr 18, 2008
British Prime Minister Speech
In his first speech in the United States since taking office, Prime Minister Gordon Brown spoke about British foreign policy and relations with the U.S. Among the topics he addressed were military ...
98Feb 17, 2003
Presidential Tapes: Personal Insights
Authors spoke about presidential audiotapes and described their personal insights into the men who were president and the presidency. Mr. Reeves is the author of President Kennedy: ...
62May 8, 2002
Book Discussion on Profiles in Courage for Our Time
58Feb 17, 2003
Presidential Tapes: Participant Perspective
Participants talked their personal recollections of conversations taped in the White House by presidential recording devices, the importance of presidential tapes, and the historical significance of ...
50Feb 17, 2003
Presidential Tapes: Journalist Perspective
Journalists talked about presidential audiotapes and their perceptions of the significance of the presidential taping systems. Among the issues they addressed were covering the presidency as ...