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    Video thumbnail: American Experience Garfield's First Lady: Lucretia

    American Experience

    Garfield's First Lady: Lucretia

    Lucretia Garfield showed strength and an unwavering moral compass in the face of tragedy.

    Garfield's First Lady: Lucretia

    Video thumbnail: American Experience Garfield on the Enemy: Presidential Protection

    American Experience

    Garfield on the Enemy: Presidential Protection

    In 1881 President Garfield had no security detail. It wasn't deemed necessary.

    Garfield on the Enemy: Presidential Protection

    Video thumbnail: American Experience Garfield and Military Service: Committed to the Cause

    American Experience

    Garfield and Military Service: Committed to the Cause

    Garfield's time in the Union Army strengthened his support of the abolition movement.

    Garfield and Military Service: Committed to the Cause

    Video thumbnail: American Experience Garfield and Lying: The Conkling Problem

    American Experience

    Garfield and Lying: The Conkling Problem

    New York senator Roscoe Conkling was no fan of James Garfield.

    Garfield and Lying: The Conkling Problem

    Video thumbnail: American Experience Garfield and Unity: Machine Politics

    American Experience

    Garfield and Unity: Machine Politics

    In 1880 the Republican party was divided into two warring factions.

    Garfield and Unity: Machine Politics

    Video thumbnail: American Experience Garfield on the Enemy: Racial Inequality

    American Experience

    Garfield on the Enemy: Racial Inequality

    Garfield believed that every man, no matter his color, had a say in the U.S. government.

    Garfield on the Enemy: Racial Inequality

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