First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt
[2013-10-21]
First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt
Allida Black and Douglas Brinkley talked about the life and influence of first lady Eleanor Roosevelt and responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Topics included her independent life and




First Lady Bess Truman
[2013-10-28]
First Lady Bess Truman
William Seale and Nicole Anslover talked about the life and influence of first lady Bess Truman and responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. Bess Truman earned a staff salary when her




Presidential Descendants
[2018-08-28]
Presidential Descendants
At the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, DC, descendants of Presidents Ford, Truman, McKinley, Johnson, and Theodore Roosevelt gathered to share their family




Eleanor Roosevelt's Advice Column
[2018-10-11]
Eleanor Roosevelt's Advice Column
Mary Jo Binker talked about and read excerpts from Eleanor Roosevelts advice column written for more than 20 years for Ladies' Home Journal and McCalls Magazine. Ms. Binker is editor of




Eleanor Roosevelt McCall's Interview
[1958-08-27]
Eleanor Roosevelt McCall's Interview
In this 1958 film, McCalls Magazine interviewed Eleanor Roosevelt on the occasion of the former first ladys 74th birthday. She looked through family photographs and told the stories behind them. This




Mount Rushmore National Memorial
[2019-09-09]
Mount Rushmore National Memorial
Settled deep in the Black Hills of western South Dakota, Mount Rushmore teaches visitors about the birth, growth, development, and preservation of the United States through the four U.S. presidents depicted




Former Ambassador Marie Yovanovitch Conversation on Diplomacy
[2020-03-06]
Former Ambassador Marie Yovanovitch Conversation on Diplomacy
Former U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch discussed the future of diplomacy and answered questions from students at Indiana Universitys Hamilton Lugar School of Global and




My Vanishing Country
[2020-05-21]
My Vanishing Country
CNN political analyst and former South Carolina state representative Bakari Sellers examined the socioeconomic challenges Americans in the rural south face through the lens of his hometown




The Indian World of George Washington
[2020-05-12]
The Indian World of George Washington
Dartmouth College history professor Colin Calloway looked at George Washingtons relationships with Native American leaders. This virtual author program was hosted by George Washingtons




Books About American Presidents
[2020-06-13]
Books About American Presidents
Book TV looked at books about American Presidents.




The Purpose of Power
[2020-06-04]
The Purpose of Power
Black Lives Matters co-founder Alicia Garza offered her thoughts on organizing and building long term grassroots movements. This virtual event was sponsored by One World Ideas in New York




For God and Country
[2020-06-11]
For God and Country
Faith and Freedom Coalition founder and chair Ralph Reed discussed why evangelical Christians support President Trump.




Furious Hours
[2020-06-05]
Furious Hours
Casey Cep recalled author Harper Lee’s attempt to write a true crime book. This was a virtual event hosted by the Gaithersburg Book Festival.




National Archives Pandemic Response
[2020-06-09]
National Archives Pandemic Response
The National Archives in Washington, D.C. -- home of the Declaration of Independence and the U.S. Constitution -- is closed to the public because of the coronavirus pandemic. We talked with




House Hearing on Violence Against Protesters and Journalists
[2020-06-29]
House Hearing on Violence Against Protesters and Journalists
The House Oversight and Reform Subcommittee on Civil Rights and Civil Liberties held a virtual briefing on violence against protesters and journalists in the wake of the death of George Floyd, a Black man who died




Open Phones
[2020-07-03]
Open Phones
Join us with your calls and comments on social media as we review the latest news headlines out of Washington.




Rich Thau Discusses Swing State Voters & Campaign 2020
[2020-07-03]
Rich Thau Discusses Swing State Voters & Campaign 2020
Rich Thau, moderator of the Swing State Voter Project, discusses his focus groups with recent Campaign 2020 swing voters in key counties across the country.




Henry Olsen Discusses Campaign 2020
[2020-07-03]
Henry Olsen Discusses Campaign 2020
Ethics and Public Policy Center’s Henry Olsen discusses how the COVID-19 pandemic and racial discord could impact Campaign 2020.




Open Phones
[2020-07-03]
Open Phones
Join us with your calls and comments on social media as we review the latest news headlines out of Washington.




CSIS Discussion on Racial Injustice as National Security Threat
[2020-07-01]
CSIS Discussion on Racial Injustice as National Security Threat
The Center for Strategic and International Studies hosted a virtual discussion on how racial injustice and inequality can impact national security. They discussed how diversity is viewed as