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    Book Discussion on Hope and New Orleans

    Sally Asher talked about her book, Hope and New Orleans: A History of Crescent City Street Names, about the stories behind the street names of New Orleans, Louisiana. br/ She spoke at the…

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    Book Discussion on I Cannot Forget

    Judith Gentry talked about her book, I cannot Forget: Imprisoned in Korea, Accused at Home. br/ She spoke at the 2014 Louisiana Book Festival, held on November 1 in downtown Baton Rouge.…

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    Book Discussion on The Great New Orleans Kidnapping Case

    Michael Ross talked about his book, The Great New Orleans Kidnapping Case: Race, Law, and Justice in the Reconstruction Era, about the 1970 kidnapping of Mollie Digby, a white…

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    Book Discussion on Working Congress

    Robert Mann talked about his book, Working Congress: A Guide for Senators, Representatives, and Citizens. br/ He spoke at the 2014 Louisiana Book Festival, held on November 1 in downtown…

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    Book Discussion on Empire of Sin

    Gary Krist talked about his book, Empire of Sin: A Story of Sex, Jazz, Murder, and the Battle for Modern New Orleans, about the city of New Orleans in the early twentieth century. br/ He…

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    Book Discussion on Bourbon Street: A History

    Richard Campanella talked about his book, Bourbon Street: A History, about the cultural history of New Orleans' most famous street from the colonial period through today. br/ He spoke at…

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    Book Discussion on Russell Long: A Life in Politics

    Michael Martin talked about his book, Russell Long: A Life in Politics, about the life and career of Louisiana Senator Russell Long (D), the son of Louisiana Governor and U.S. Senator Huey…

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    Book Discussion on Flood of Lies

    James Cobb, Jr., talked about his book, Flood of Lies: The St. Rita’s Nursing Home Tragedy, about nursing home owners Sal and Mabel Mangano who were accused of causing the deaths…

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    2014 Louisiana Book Festival

    Book TV presented coverage from the 2014 Louisiana Book Festival, held on November 1 in downtown Baton Rouge.  br/ Books featured included: br/ James Cobb, Jr., Flood of Lies: The…

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    Book Discussion on The Great Influenza

    Mr. Barry talked about his book The Great Influenza: The Epic Story of the Deadliest Plague in History, published by Viking Press. The book discusses an influenza that spread…

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    Book Discussion on The Hitler Kiss: The Czech Resistance

    Ms. Vella talked about the book she co-authored with Radomir Luza, The Hitler Kiss: A Czech Memoir of Resistance, published by Louisiana State University Press. She talks about…

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    Book Discussion on Remember D-Day: The Plan, the Invasion, Survivor Stories

    Mr. Drez talked about his book Remember D-Day: The Plan, the Invasion, Survivor Stories, published by National Geographic Society. He gave a basic history of the events leading up…

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    Book Discussion on Roosevelt the Reformer: Civil Service Commissioner

    Mr. White talked about his book Roosevelt the Reformer: Theodore Roosevelt as Civil Service Commissioner, 1889-1895, published by University of Alabama Press. The author covers…

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    Book Discussion on Go To

    Mr. Lohr talked about his book Go To: The Story of the Math Majors, Bridge Players, Engineers, Chess Wizards, Maverick Scientists and Iconoclasts--The Programmers Who Created the…

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    The Art of the Memoir

    Mr. Bragg talks about “The Art of the Memoir” and his authorized biography I Am a Soldier, Too: The Jessica Lynch Story, published by Knopf. He talked about the…

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