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History Happy Hour: Presidential Transitions and the Peaceful Transfer of Power

Join us for a special episode about presidential transitions and a book by author David Marchick, "The Peaceful Transfer of Power: An Oral History of America’s Presidential Transitions." David Marchick will be joined by panelist speakers Martha Kumar and Katie Dunn Tenpas, along with Anita McBride as moderator for the discussion! The book is about presidential transitions and how they can occur at difficult times in U.S. History. This book covers lessons learned from past transitions and how they've informed future presidential transitions to come.

History Happy Hour is a biweekly virtual program hosted by the White House Historical Association. Join us as experts weigh in on a variety of historical topics, share their insights, answer audience questions, and enjoy presidential-inspired libations.

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