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Presidential Sites Summit 2022: March 17 Morning General Sessions

The 2022 Presidential Sites Summit was hosted by the White House Historical Association at the historic Adolphus Hotel in Dallas, Texas. The Summit incorporated sessions on a variety of topics from fundraising and civic engagement to recognizing inclusive presidential histories. This video includes two such sessions from the morning of Thursday, March 17.

The first session, Towards Inclusive History: Slavery and Race, features:

  • Katherine Malone-France, Chief Preservation Officer, National Trust for Historic Preservation and Ex-Officio Board Member, The White House Historical Association, Introducer
  • Brent Leggs, Senior Vice President and Executive Director, African American Cultural Heritage Action Fund, National Trust for Historic Preservation, Moderator
  • Asantewa Boakyewa, Associate Director of Collections & Exhibits, Anacostia Community Museum, Smithsonian Institution, Panelist
  • Lina Mann, Historian, White House Historical Association, Panelist
  • Elizabeth Chew, Executive Vice President & Chief Curator, James Madison's Montpelier, Panelist
  • Jennifer Stacy, Advisor, Highland's Council of Descendant Advisors, Panelist

The second session, Presidential Mourning and Tragedy: Interpreting and Remembering, features:

  • Stewart McLaurin, President, The White House Historical Association, Introducer
  • John Heubusch, Executive Director, Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation & Institute, Moderator
  • Jean Becker, Former Chief of Staff, President and Mrs. George H.W. Bush, Panelist
  • Louis Picone, Historian and Board Trustee, Grover Cleveland Birthplace Memorial Association, Panelist
  • Nicola Longford, Executive Director, The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza, Panelist
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