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Aug 23, 2016 8:00pm EDT
collected and read by george washington throughout his life. later a discussion about franklin roosevelt's mother sara and her relationship with members of her family. >>> 100 years ago, president woodrow wilson signed the bill creating the national park service and thursday we look back on the past century of these caretakers of america's natural and historic treasures. beginning at 10:00 eastern and throughout the day we take you to national park service sites across the country as recorded by c-span. at 7:00 p.m. eastern, we're live from the national park service's most visited historic home, arlington house, the robert e. lee memorial at arlington national cemetery. join us with your phone calls as we talk with robert stanton, former national park service director, and brandon buys, the former arlington house site manager who will oversee the upcoming year-long restoration of the matching, slave quarters and grounds. thursday, the 100th anniversary of the national park service live from arlington house at 7:00 p.m. eastern on american history tv on c-span 3. >> up next on the presidenc
Aug 6, 2016 1:55pm EDT
written about george washington, andrew jackson, ulysses s. grant, franklin d roosevelt, and george h.w. bush. this was part of a pulitzer prize symposium hosted by the george w. bush presidential center. it is just over an hour. [laughter] mr. bush: thank you. that is enough. laura and i want to welcome you. all of us who work here are thrilled you are here. i've got mixed emotions. i am thrilled to be a part of this. but i'm disappointed you're not here to give me the pulitzer prize for the book i wrote. [laughter] every good organization needs a pulitzer prize recipient on the staff. here at the bush center, we have bill mckenzie. [applause] thank you for convincing us to join you in hosting this. it is very exciting for the bush center that you are here. all the members of the pulitzer prize board as well as the representatives from 41's library and i forgot lbj's number. [laughter] as a history buff, i aim thrilled that jon and annette and ron chernow are here to be interviewed. [applause] in order to get my book reconsidered, i thought i would share an anecdote with you. i was tas
Jul 31, 2016 8:00pm EDT
of the george w. bush presidential center to the podium. mr. ken hirsch. [applause] ken hirsch: thank you very much. the performance from the dallas theater center, i want to thank joel farrell. and all the great performers for that treat. also the charming and witty chair, julie hirsch. [applause] i was born at night but not last night. center is a special place. this is my first week on the job. it is a little bit humbling to present tonight is very humbling panel. even more than the fuel to prizewinners, the absolute wonderful public servants who have helped and served this country in summary capacities. i want to thank haley barbour, the former governor of mississippi. general michael hayden the former director of the cia. leon panetta, the former secretary of defense. investor mark langdale. thank you for your service. [applause] two of surprises marked historical scenario work and recognize great contributions that help tell the past and shape the future. here's the bush center, we think about that every day. the mission of the bush center is to motivate and develop leade
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