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Swain, Susan

Overview
Works: 21 works in 73 publications in 2 languages and 3,883 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Miscellanea  History  Interviews  Guidebooks  Nonfiction television programs  Television panel discussions  Television series  Live television programs  Educational television programs 
Roles: Author, Editor, Host
Classifications: E176.1, 973.099
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Susan Swain
Abraham Lincoln : great American historians on our sixteenth president by Brian Lamb( Book )

8 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 678 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines Lincoln's life through essays compiled from original C-Span interviews, with contributions by Doris Kearns Goodwin, James McPherson, Richard Shenkman, Shelby Foote, and other historians
First ladies : presidential historians on the lives of 45 iconic American women by Susan Swain( Book )

5 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 599 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A look inside the personal life of every first lady in American history, based on original interviews with major historians for C-SPAN's yearlong history series, First Ladies: Influence and Image. This book provides an up-close historical look at these fascinating women who survived the scrutiny of the White House, sometimes at great personal cost, while supporting their families and famous husbands-- and sometimes changing history
The Supreme Court : a C-SPAN book featuring the justices in their own words by Brian Lamb( Book )

8 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and Chinese and held by 591 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book grew out of an historic opportunity to interview all of the living Supreme Court justices for a C-SPAN feature documentary about the Court, the only time that the nine sitting members and their two retired colleagues have granted interviews to a single television network. Ten of those interviews--the entire current court, plus retired Justice Sandra Day O'Connor--are gathered here in this singular collection
First ladies( Visual )

34 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The nineteenth program in season two of the two-season C-SPAN original series presenting the lives and times of the first ladies of the United States; this program presents moderated discussion accompanied by viewers' questions, focusing on the life and times of Laura Bush, wife of President George W. Bush
Presidential libraries history uncovered( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A twelve part series featuring the libraries of the modern presidents that are part of the presidential libraries system administered by the National Archives and Records Administration. Each presents an overview of the life and career of the president drawing from the film and sound recordings, letters, documents and artifacts held by the libraries. Library officials give guided tours of the libraries and respond to telephone calls and electronic mail. Richard Norton Smith, the series historian and consultant, participates from the studio in Washington, D.C
Abraham Lincoln great American historians on our sixteenth president( )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In an authoritative collection celebrating the 200th anniversary of Lincoln's birth, America's top Lincoln historians offer their diverse perspectives on the life and legacy of America's sixteenth president
Life portrait of Harry S. Truman( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses Truman's rise to office after the death of Franklin Roosevelt, his presidency at the end of World War II, his reelection and second term, and his presidency during the Korean War
Theodore Roosevelt( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses his home and family life, his military and political career, and his campaign for president as a third party candidate on the "Bull Moose" ticket
Martin Van Buren( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Historians and others describe the political career of the 8th president of the United States, tour the Martin Van Buren National Historic Site (Kinderhook, N.Y.), and answer questions called in by viewers
Life portrait of Andrew Johnson( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Historians and others describe the political career of the 17th president of the United States, tour the Andrew Johnson National Historic Site (Greenville, Tenn.), and answer questions called in by viewers
Life portrait of Lyndon B. Johnson( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discussion about his rise to the presidency after the assassination of President Kennedy, his plan for the Great Society, his civil rights record, and his involvement in the Vietnam War. Also talks about his personal life and time at the "Texas White House."
William McKinley( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Historians and scholars discuss the life and career of William McKinley. Addressed are his family life, political career, assasination, and the Spanish-American War. Also seen are his correspondence and artifacts. Viewer telephone calls are also taken
Calvin Coolidge( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Scholars and historians discuss the life and career of Calvin Coolidge. Addressed are his early law and political careers, his rise to president upon the death of Warren Harding, and his struggle with progressive politicians. Various sites associated with Coolidge are shown, and viewer telephone calls taken
Life portrait of Andrew Jackson( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Historians describe the military and political career of the 7th president of the United States, tour the Hermitage (Jackson's home), and answer questions called in by viewers
Millard Fillmore( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Historians and others describe the life and political career of the 13th president of the United States. A tour of the Millard Fillmore Home (East Aurora, N.Y.) is shown and questions from viewers are answered
Inaugural Day events( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inaugural Day activities are shown, including scenes from the Congressional luncheon, the presidential review of the troops at the East Front of the Capitol, and the President's motorcade to the viewing stand for the inaugural parade. Susan Swain and studio guests explain the history and purpose of inaugural events
First ladies( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The fourth program in season two of the two-season C-SPAN original series presenting the lives and times of the first ladies of the United States; this program presents segments of moderated discussion accompanied by viewers' questions, focusing in turn on the life and times of Ellen Wilson, wife of President Woodrow Wilson during his term as president, and Edith Wilson, who became President Wilson's second wife also while he was in office
First ladies : leading presidential historians on the lives of 45 iconic American women by Susan Swain( Book )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Who's buried in Grant's tomb? : a tour of presidential gravesites by Brian Lamb( Book )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Explores the gravesites of every American president and offers photographs and information on their lives and final resting place
The Supreme Court a C-SPAN Book, Featuring the Justices in their Own Words by C-SPAN( )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This singular collection of original interviews with all nine sitting Supreme Court Justices plus retired Justice O'Connoras well as reporters, attorneys, and historiansgives readers a rare window into the nation's highest court and those who serve there
 
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