Posted on May 8, 2013 · Posted in Roosevelt House General News


Beginning this Sunday, May 12th, and continuing through the month, C-SPAN 3 will air highlights from the academic portion of our Spring 2013 Presidential Leadership Symposium: Ike Reconsidered, a program on the present-day policy implications and the lessons we can draw from the Eisenhower Legacy for the 21st Century.

The programs will be shown during the “Presidency” slot of American History TV – which airs Sundays at 8:30 a.m. and 7:30 p.m. ET on C-SPAN 3.

President Eisenhower’s Leadership will air on Sunday, May 12th and features Moderator Fred I. Greenstein, Professor of Politics Emeritus, Princeton University, along with panelists Kenneth E. Collier, Associate Professor of Political Science, Stephen F. Austin State University and Geoffrey Kabaservice, Visiting Research Scholar, Roosevelt House and followed by discussants Andrew J. Polsky, Professor of Political Science, Hunter College, CUNY and Jean Edward Smith, Senior Scholar, Columbia University and author of Eisenhower in War and Peace.

President Eisenhower & Civil Rights will air on Sunday, May 19th and features moderator Jim Newton, author of Eisenhower: The White House Years with panelists David A. Nichols, author of A Matter of Justice: Eisenhower and the Beginning of the Civil Rights Revolution and Kenneth Mack, Professor of Law, Harvard University, followed by discussants Timothy N. Thurber, Associate Professor of History, Virginia Commonwealth University and Jim Newton, Journalist and author of Eisenhower: The White House Years.

More media from the conference, including video from all of the academic panels and the public program is available on the conference website.


Additional air times have been added as follows –

5/25 3:30 p.m.

5/26 2:30 a.m.

5/26 4 p.m.

All times Eastern on C-SPAN 3.

Additionally, web archived versions of the leadership and civil rights panels as they aired are available via the following links: