Add this Event to Calendar 10/19/2020 04:00 PM 10/19/2020 04:00 PM Virtual History Lecture: Meet the Presidents: A Look at the American Presidency


Presented by: The New-York Historical Society Museum & Library

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This presentation discovers the evolution of the Presidency and Executive branch and how Presidents have interpreted and fulfilled their leadership role with exhibition highlights.  Take a look at their new “Meet the Presidents Gallery,” which will include a walk-in model of the Oval Office and a comprehensive timeline of turning points in the powers of the Presidency. They will highlight the actual Bible used during George Washington’s inauguration in 1789 and a student scrapbook from 1962 chronicling John F. Kennedy’s leadership during the Cuban Missile Crisis. Please log in at least 10-15 min before the program.

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