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    Book Discussion on A Call to Arms

    Maury Klein talked about his book, A Call to Arms: Mobilizing America for World War II, in which he recounts the creation of the American arsenal during World War II. In his book, the…

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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 Our Lives, Our Fortunes and Our Sacred Honor

    Richard Beeman talked about his book, Our Lives, Our Fortunes and Our Sacred Honor, in which he explores the political and social landscape of the United States between the meeting of the…

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    Book Discussion on Into Dust and Fire

    Rachel Cox recounted the decision by five men, including her Uncle Rob Cox, to leave their Ivy League schools and join the British Army in the spring of 1941, six months prior to Pearl…

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    Book Discussion on Rendezvous with Destiny

    Craig Shirley talked about his book Rendezvous with Destiny: Ronald Reagan and the Campaign That Changed America (Intercollegiate Studies Institute; October 15, 2009). In his book he tells…

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    Book Discussion on Benedict Arnold's Navy

    Mr. Nelson talked about his book Benedict Arnold’s Navy: The Ragtag Fleet that Lost the Battle of Lake Champlain but Won the American Revolution, published by International…

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    Book Discussion on Old Ironsides: Eagle of the Sea

    Colonel Fitz-Enz (Ret.) talked about his book Old Ironsides: Eagle of the Sea, The Story of the USS Constitution, published by Taylor Trade Publishing. He described several battles…

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    Book Discussion on Put Your Bodies Upon the Wheels

    Kenneth Heineman discussed Put Your Bodies Upon the Wheels: Student Revolt in the 1960s, published by Ivan R. Dee. In his new book, Professor Heineman explores the social, cultural,…

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    Book Discussion on Ronald Reagan: Our 40th President

    Winston Groom recounts the life and political career of Ronald Reagan, America’s 40th president. The author explores President Reagan’s childhood, his radio and acting…

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    Book Discussion on Jubilee

    Mr. Dodson discusses his book Jubilee: The Emergence of African-American Culture, published by National Geographic Society. The book traces origins of the unique African-American…

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    Book Discussion on Brotherhood of the Bomb

    Mr. Herken talked about his book, Brotherhood of the Bomb: The Tangled Lives and Loyalties of Robert Oppenheimer, Ernest Lawrence, and Edward Teller, published by Henry Holt and…

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    Book Discussion on The Mercury 13

    Martha Ackmann discussed her book The Mercury 13: The Untold Story of Thirteen American Women and the Dream of Space Flight. The book is an account of thirteen women pilots who attempted to…

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    Book Discussion on The Invention of Air

    Steven Johnson talked about The Invention of Air: A Story of Science, Faith, Revolution, and the Birth of America (Riverhead; December 26, 2008). The book recounts the life of Joseph…

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    Book Discussion on Rise to Rebellion

    Mr. Shaara talked about his book, Rise to Rebellion, published by Ballantine Books, a historical novel of the American Revolution. Characters in the book include John and Abigail…

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    Book Discussion on The Word of the Lord Is Upon Me

    Jonathan Rieder talked about his book, The Word of the Lord Is Upon Me: The Righteous Performance of Martin Luther King, Jr. (Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2008). The book…

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    Book Discussion on Mayflower

    Nathaniel Philbrick talked about his book Mayflower: A Story of Courage, Community, and War, published by Viking. He read from his book and talked about the history of Plymouth Colony,…

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    Book Discussion on John Adams

    Mr. McCullough, author of the book John Adams published by Simon and Schuster, delivered a speech entitled “The Enduring Examples of John and Abigail Adams” at the 201st…

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    Book Discussion on John Paul Jones: Sailor, Hero, Father of the American Navy

    Mr. Thomas discussed his biography, John Paul Jones: Sailor, Hero, Father of the American Navy, published by Simon and Schuster. Revolutionary War hero Jones was born in Scotland…

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    Book Discussion on Red, White and Blue Letter Days

    Mr. Dennis talked about his book Red, White, and Blue Letter Days: An American Calendar, published by Cornell University Press. The book examines the roots of major American…

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    Book Discussion on Pure Goldwater

    John Dean and Barry Goldwater, Jr., talked about their book Pure Goldwater, published by Palgrave Macmillan. They edited the private journal kept for over fifty years by 1964…

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