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    Book Discussion on Master of the Mountain

    Henry Wiencek talked about his book, Master of the Mountain: Thomas Jefferson and His Slaves, in which he reports that Jefferson sought financial gain through the ownership and labor of his…

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    Book Discussion on Through the Perilous Fight

    Steve Vogel talked about his book, Through the Perilous Fight: Six Weeks That Saved the Nation, in which he chronicles the British Invasion of Chesapeake Bay and the burning of Washington…

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    Book Discussion on The March on Washington

    Professor William Jones talked about his book, The March on Washington: Jobs, Freedom, and the Forgotten History of Civil Rights, at the 13th annual National Book Festival on the National…

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    Book Discussion on The Girls of Atomic City

    Denise Kiernan talked about her book, The Girls of Atomic City:The Untold Story of the Women Who Helped Win World War II, at the 2013 National Book Festival on the National Mall in…

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    2013 National Book Festival, Sunday

    The 2013 National Book Festival was held by the Library of Congress on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. C-SPAN’s BookTV aired coverage of the day’s events, including…

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    Open Phones with Rick Atkinson

    Rick Atkinson talked about his book, The Guns at Last Light: The War in Western Europe 1944-1945, and responded to viewer telephone calls and electronic communications. He was interviewed…

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    Book Discussion on The Guns at Last Light

    Rick Atkinson talked about his book, The Guns at Last Light: The War in Western Europe 1944-1945, the final book in his Liberation Trilogy about the Allied triumph in Europe during World…

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    Interview with Joyce Carol Oates

    Joyce Carol Oates talked about her books, The Accursed, a historical novel with elements of the supernatural, and Evil Eye: Four Novellas of Love Gone Wrong. She was interviewed at the 2013…

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    Book Discussion on Ike's Bluff

    Evan Thomas talked about his book, Ike’s Bluff: President Eisenhower’s Secret Battle to Save the World, in which he examines President Dwight Eisenhower’s White House…

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    Open Phones with George Weigel

    George Weigel talked about his book, Evangelical Catholicism: Deep Reform in the 21st Century Church, and responded to viewer telephone calls and electronic communications. He was…

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    Open Phones with Sheila Miyoshi Jager

    Sheila Miyoshi Jager talked about her book, Brothers at War: The Unending Conflict in Korea, and responded to viewer telephone calls and electronic communications. She was interviewed…

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    Book Discussion on Brothers at War

    Sheila Miyoshi Jager talked about her book, Brothers at War: The Unending Conflict in Korea, in which she provides an overview of the Korean conflict, from the peninisula’s occupation…

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    Open Phones with Matt Apuzzo

    Matt Apuzzo talked about his book, Enemies Within: Inside the NYPD’s Secret Spying Unit and bin Laden’s Final Plot Against America, and responded to viewer telephone calls and…

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    Open Phones with A. Scott Berg

    A. Scott Berg talked about his book, Wilson, and responded to viewer telephone calls and electronic communications. He was interviewed at the 2013 National Book Festival, held on…

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    Book Discussion on Wilson

    A. Scott Berg talked about his book, Wilson, in which he chronicles the life and work of the 28th President of the United States. He spoke at the 2013 National Book Festival, held on…

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    2013 National Book Festival, Saturday

    The 2013 National Book Festival was held by the Library of Congress on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. C-SPAN’s BookTV aired live coverage of the day’s events, including…

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    Interview with Jeff Chu

    Jeff Chu talked about his memoir, Does Jesus Really Love Me?: A Gay Christian’s Pilgrimage in Search of God in America. He was interviewed at the 2013 National Book Festival, held by…

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    Book Discussion on Bolivar

    Marie Arana talked about her book, Bolivar: American Liberator, in which she recalls the life of Simon Bolivar (1783-1830). Bolivar, a Venezuelan general dubbed “The George Washington…

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    Open Phones with Steve Vogel

    Steve Vogel talked about his book, Through the Perilous Fight: Six Weeks That Saved a Nation, and responded to viewer telephone calls and electronic communications. He was interviewed…

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    Open Phones with David Nasaw

    David Nasaw talked about his book, The Patriarch: The Remarkable Life and Turbulent Times of Joseph P. Kennedy, and responded to viewer telephone calls and electronic…

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