Tag Archives: SMU Center for Presidential History

‘When Life Strikes the White House’: SMU symposium examines effects of personal crises on U.S. presidencies

SMU continues its schedule of events observing the 50th anniversary of the JFK assassination with a symposium exploring the effects of personal crises on a presidential administration. Experts from SMU and around the nation will participate in “When Life Strikes … Continue reading

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Tune In: Jeffrey Engel discusses the Gulf War on C-SPAN2 Feb. 9-10

Jeffrey Engel, director of SMU’s Center for Presidential History in Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences, visited Texas A&M University to talk about his latest book, Into the Desert: Reflections on the Gulf War. Now C-SPAN2 will air Engel’s discussion at 11:30 … Continue reading

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SMU event: What memoirs reveal about the Bush Administration

One of the nation’s foremost diplomatic historians will use the memoirs produced by members of George W. Bush’s administration to analyze foreign policy shaped by the 43rd president in the post-9/11 world. Melvin Leffler, the Edward R. Stettinius Chair of … Continue reading

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Calendar Highlights: Jan. 29, 2013

From Print to Icon/Icon to Print: On Thursday, Jan. 31, the Comini Lecture Series will explore the visual connections and identity of Mount Sinai and the Monastery of St. Catherine. During the 16th century, images and print media helped to promote … Continue reading

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