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    Winston Churchill's Leadership Style

    Celia Sandys opens the Winston Churchill lecture series at the Morgan Library and Museum by discussing Churchill’s leadership style, his oratory, and his lasting impact. Sandys…

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    Book Discussion on Inhuman Bondage

    David Brion Davis talked about his book Inhuman Bondage: The Rise and Fall of Slavery in the New World, published by Oxford University Press. The book includes a history of slave…

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    Book Discussion on Letters To Father

    Ms. Sobel talked about her book, Letters to Father: Suor Maria Celeste to Galileo, 1623-1633 with Bookmark, published by Walker and Company. The book follows up her earlier book,…

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    Book Discussion on Buddha

    Ms. Armstrong discussed some of the themes of her biography Buddha, published as part of the Penguin Lives series by Viking. Ms. Armstrong discussed some of the major aspects of…

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    Pierpont Morgan Library Tour

    The library director led a tour of portions of turn-of-the-century financier Pierpont Morgan’s original library as well as some of the collections currently held and open to the…

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    Book Discussion on Morgan: American Financier

    Ms. Strouse talked about her book Morgan: American Financier. The book focused on the life of American businessmen J.P. Morgan and his business pursuits. She also spoke about…

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    Book Discussion on The Boisterous Sea of Liberty

    Mr. Mintz and Mr. Davis discussed their book The Boisterous Sea of Liberty: A Documentary History of America from Discovery Through the Civil War, published by Oxford University…

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    Teaching American History

    Panelists discussed how U.S. history should be taught at the elementary, secondary and university levels. They discussed such issues as the role of multiculturalism and political…

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