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"The Personal Presidency: From Washington to Bush"

Richard Norton Smith, scholar in residence at George Mason University, presented two series of lectures at the Hauenstein Center -- one in November 2006 and the other in October 2007. He is author of "Patriarch: George Washington and the New American Nation" (1993), and he has served as director of five presidential libraries, including the Abraham Lincoln in Springfield, Illinois; Hoover in West Branch, Iowa; Eisenhower in Abilene, Kansas; Reagan in Simi Valley, California, and Ford in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Following is Smith's course on the American presidents.

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"The Personal Presidency: From Washington to Bush"

Richard Norton Smith, scholar in residence at George Mason University, presented two series of lectures at the Hauenstein Center -- one in November 2006 and the other in October 2007. He is author of "Patriarch: George Washington and the New American Nation" (1993), and he has served as director of five presidential libraries, including the Abraham Lincoln in Springfield, Illinois; Hoover in West Branch, Iowa; Eisenhower in Abilene, Kansas; Reagan in Simi Valley, California, and Ford in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Following is Smith's course on the American presidents.

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    Introduction

    Gleaves Whitney

    • 3 min
    Does Character Count? (11/12/06)

    Does Character Count? (11/12/06)

    Richard Norton Smith

    • 1 hr 13 min
    The Surprising George Washington (11/13/06)

    The Surprising George Washington (11/13/06)

    Richard Norton Smith

    • 57 min
    The Fiery Trial of Abraham Lincoln (11/13/06)

    The Fiery Trial of Abraham Lincoln (11/13/06)

    Richard Norton Smith

    • 55 min
    The Gold of the Gilded Age (11/14/06)

    The Gold of the Gilded Age (11/14/06)

    Richard Norton Smith

    • 58 min
    Theodore Roosevelt and the Bully Pulpit (11/14/06)

    Theodore Roosevelt and the Bully Pulpit (11/14/06)

    Richard Norton Smith

    • 1 hr 7 min

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