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    Book Discussion on An American Diplomat in Franco Spain

    Professor Michael Aaron Rockland talked about his book, An American Diplomat in Franco Spain, in which he chronicles his experiences as a cultural attache at the U.S. Embassy in Madrid…

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    Book Discussion on Warlord

    Historian Carlo D’Este discussed the military career of Winston Churchill and followed Churchill’s tenure as a cavalry officer, war correspondent, First Lord of Admiralty during…

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    David Dorado Romo interview

    David Dorado Romo talked about the Mexican Revolution. He focused on the underground stories along the border of Mexico and the United States during the Mexican Revolution. 

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    Book Discussion on Southern Storm

    Civil War historian Noah Andre Trudeau discussed the military campaign of Union General William Tecumseh Sherman and his 60,000 troops from Atlanta to Savannah, Georgia in 1864. General…

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    Book Discussion on The Slaves' War

    Performers read and sang selections from historian Andrew Ward’s The Slaves' War: The Civil War in the Words of Former Slaves (Houghton Mifflin) as slides were projected at the…

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    Book Discussion on The Road to Monticello

    Kevin Hayes talked about the life of President Thomas Jefferson. He offered a perspective that is different than other Jefferson studies by looking at the literature that he read and…

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    Book Discussion on Never Been a Time

    Harper Barnes talked about and read excerpts from his book, Never Been a Time: The 1917 Race Riot That Sparked the Civil Rights Movement, published by Walker and Company. The book…

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    Book Discussion on The Kennedys Amidst the Gathering Storm

    Will Swift talked about his booik The Kennedys Amidst the Gathering Storm: A Thousand Days in London, 1938-1940 (Collins; April 29, 2008). In his book Will Swift recounts the U.S.…

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    Book Discussion on F.D.R.: The First Hundred Days

    Anthony Badger talked about his book F.D.R.: The First Hundred Days (Hill and Wang; 1998). In his book historian Anthony Badger explores the first one hundred days of Franklin D.…

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    Book Discussion on America: The Last Best Hope

    William Bennett spoke about his life and career, focusing on personal recollections of President Reagan. Mr. Bennett was President Reagan’s secretary of education from…

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    Book Discussion on Last Rights

    Rev. Joseph Ingle talked about his counseling of death row inmates in the American South. He argued that racial and economic discrimination played a role in death row…

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    Book Discussion on If by Sea

    George Daughn talked about his book If by Sea: The Forging of the American Navy, from the Revolution to the War of 1812. He contended that several Founding Fathers rejected the creation of…

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    Book Discussion on The Teapot Dome Scandal

    Laton McCartney talked about his book The Teapot Dome Scandal, for which President Warren Harding’s administration was indicted for taking multiple bribes from the oil industry in…

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    Book Discussion on A Voyage Long and Strange

    Tony Horowitz talked about his book A Voyage Long and Strange: Rediscovering the New World, published by Henry Holt and Co. Mr. Horwitz felt compelled to examine the European…

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    Book Discussion on The Senator and the Sharecropper

    Chris Myers Asch talked about his book, [The Senator and the Sharecropper: The
    Freedom Struggles of James O. Eastland and Fannie Lou Hamer] (New Press; May 13, 2008). In his book…

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    Book Discussion on Inventing Niagara: Beauty, Power, and Lies

    Ginger Strand talked about her book Inventing Niagara: Beauty, Power, and Lies (Simon and Schuster; May 6, 2008). In the book she explores the history of Niagara Falls and contends that the…

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    Book Discussion on Gandhi and Churchill

    Historian Arthur Herman talked about his book Gandhi and Churchill: The Epic Rivalry that Destroyed an Empire and Forged Our Age, published by Bantam. In his book he recounts the…

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    Book Discussion on The Candy Bombers

    Andrei Cherny talked about the Berlin Airlift of 1948. He talked about the geopolitical scenario that led to the blockade of West Berlin by the Soviet Union for 11 months. During this…

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    After Words with Cokie Roberts

    Cokie Roberts talked about her book Ladies of Liberty: The Women Who Shaped Our Nation, published by William Morrow. In her book Ms. Roberts tells the story of some of early…

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    Book Discussion on Journey Through Hallowed Ground

    At The Journey Through Hallowed Ground Partnership’s Annual Meeting, held at James Madison’s Montpelier, the forthcoming book, Journey Through Hallowed Ground: Birthplace of the…

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