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    Book Discussion on Bloody Spring

    Joseph Wheelan talked about his book, Bloody Spring: Forty Days That Sealed the Confederacy’s Fate, in which he recounts the Ulysses S. Grant-led Union Army offensive into Virginia in…

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    Book Discussion on The Secret Rescue

    Cate Lineberry talked about her book, The Secret Rescue: An Untold Story of American Nurses and Medics Behind Nazi Lines, in which she recounts the emergency landing of a military transport…

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    Book Discussion on Terrible Swift Sword

    Author Joseph Wheelan discussed his book, Terrible Swift Sword: The Life of General Philip H. Sheridan, in which he recounts the life of Union General Philip Sheridan, whose Cavalry Corps…

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    Book Discussion on Invading Mexico

    Joseph Wheelan explores the Mexican-American War of 1846 to 1848. The author chronicles President James Polk’s desire to acquire California via war and the popular dissent that…

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    Book Discussion on Libby Prison Breakout

    Joseph Wheeelan talked about his book Libby Prison Breakout: The Daring Escape from the Notorious Civil War Prison (PublicAffairs, 2010). In his book he recalls the escape of 109 Union…

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    Book Discussion on On the Grid

    Mr. Huler examines what he calls the vital support of daily life that is “shrouded in mystery” - infrastructure. To understand how it all works, what needs to be…

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    Book Discussion on Fatal Embrace

    Mark Braverman takes a critical look at Israel’s treatment of the Palestinians in the occupied territories. Mr. Braverman argues that Israeli security does not need to come…

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    Book Discussion on Righteous Warrior

    William Link talked about his book, Righteous Warrior: Jesse Helms and the Rise of Modern Conservatism, published by St. Martin’s Press. His book recounts the political life…

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    Book Discussion on Mr. Adams's Last Crusade

    Joseph Wheelan talked about his book Mr. Adams’s Last Crusade: John Quincy Adams’s Extraordinary Post-Presidential Life in Congress, published by PublicAffairs. In his…

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    Book Discussion on Senator Sam Ervin, Last of the Founding Fathers

    Karl E. Campbell talked about his book Senator Sam Ervin, Last of the Founding Fathers, published by the University of North Carolina Press. In his book Mr. Campbell examines the…

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    Book Discussion on Band of Sisters

    Kirsten Holmstedt talked about her book, Band of Sisters: American Women at War in Iraq. She described the lives of women serving in combat positions in Iraq. She interviewed women…

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    Book Discussion on The White House Looks South

    Professor Leuchtenburg talked about his book The White House Looks South: Franklin D. Roosevelt, Harry S. Truman, Lyndon B. Johnson, published by Louisiana State University Press. He…

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    Book Discussion on In Search of the Promised Land: A Slave Family in the Old South

    John Hope Franklin and Loren Schweninger talked about their book In Search of the Promised Land: A Slave Family in the Old South, published by Oxford University Press. The book told…

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    Here's Where I Stand Book Signing

    Former Senator Jesse Helms spoke informally with customers and his past constituents an event for the release of his memoir Here’s Where I Stand: A Memoir, published by Random…

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    Book Discussion on Bloodsworth: Exonerated by DNA

    Mr. Junkin talks about his book Bloodsworth: The True Story of the First Death Row Inmate Exonerated by DNA, published by Shannon Ravenel Books. The author told Kirk…

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    BookTV Preview

    A preview clip of Stella Suberman talking about her autobiography, When It Was Our War, was shown.

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    Book Discussion on When It Was Our War: A Soldier's Wife

    Stella Suberman discussed her autobiography, When It Was Our War: A Soldier’s Wife on the Home Front, published by Algonquin Books. It is the sequel to her first memoir, The Jew…

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    Book Discussion on Roanoke: Mystery of the Lost Colony

    Lee Miller talked about the mystery surrounding the first colonial expedition to the United States in 1587. Ms. Miller talked about her drive to find out what happened to the 155…

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    Book Discussion on Keep Singing

    Patsy Clarke and Eloise Vaughn talked about their book Keep Singing: Two Mothers, Two Sons, and Their Fight Against Jesse Helms, published by Alyson Publications. Patsy Clarke and…

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