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    Book Discussion on The Theme Is Freedom

    Mr. Evans, the author of The Theme Is Freedom: Religion, Politics and the American Tradition, published by Regnery Publishing, talked about some of concepts found in his book. He…

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    Book Discussion on Strom Thurmond and the Politics of Southern Change

    Ms. Cohodas discussed her book, Strom Thurmond and the Politics of Southern Change, published by Simon and Schuster, including her reasons for writing it. The book focuses on…

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    Book Discussion on Why Lincoln Matters

    Mario Cuomo, the former governor of New York (1983-95), discussed his book Why Lincoln Matters: Today More Than Ever, published by Harcourt. His book discussed how the modern…

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    Book Discussion on Buddha's Child: My Fight to Save Vietnam

    Mr. Ky talked about his memoir, Buddha’s Child: My Fight to Save Vietnam, published by St. Martin’s Press. He also spoke about meeting President Nixon, his…

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    Book Discussion on The Kinder, Gentler Military

    Ms. Gutmann talked about her book The Kinder, Gentler Military: Can America’s Gender-Neutral Fighting Force Still Win Wars?, published by Scribner. The book examines the…

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    Book Discussion on Touched By Fire: George Armstrong Custer

    Ms. Barnett talked about her book, Touched by Fire: The Life, Death, and Mythic Afterlife of George Armstrong Custer, published by Henry Holt and Company. She talked about the…

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    Book Discussion on The Man in the Mirror: Benedict Arnold

    Clare Brandt discussed her book The Man in the Mirror: A Life of Benedict Arnold, published by Random House, which examines Benedict Arnold’s life and role in the American…

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    Book Discussion on Herblock: A Cartoonist's Life

    Mr. Block discussed his book Herblock: A Cartoonist’s Life published by Macmillan Publishing Co. He had been a political cartoonist since the Roosevelt administration and…

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    Book Discussion on The Writer's Desk

    Ms. Krementz talked about her new book, The Writer’s Desk, published by Random House. It is a collection of photographs of writers near their desks from 1967 to the…

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    Book Discussion on Great Books

    Mr. Denby discussed his book, Great Books: My Adventures with Homer, Rousseau, Woolf and Other Indestructible Writers of the Western World, published by Simon and…

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    Book Discussion on The Rape of Nanking

    Ms. Chang talked about her book, The Rape of Nanking: The Forgotten Holocaust of World War II, published by Basic Books. The book documents the atrocities visited upon the people…

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    Book Discussion on Inheriting the Revolution

    Ms. Appleby discussed her book Inheriting the Revolution: The First Generation of Americans, published by Harvard University Press. The book examines the legacy of the Americans…

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    Book Discussion on Codename: Scarlett

    Jeanne Simon talked about her book Codename: Scarlett : Life on the Campaign Trail by the Wife of a Presidential Candidate, published by Continuum International Publishing. In her book…

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    Book Discussion on The Last Campaign: How Harry Truman Won the 1948 Election

    Mr. Karabell discussed his book The Last Campaign: How Harry Truman Won the 1948 Election, published by Alfred Knopf. The book details the last election before television changed…

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    Book Discussion on The Senate: 1789-1989

    Senator Robert Byrd commemorated 200 years of Senate history in his recent book, The Senate: 1789-1989. The book consists of speeches Senator Byrd delivered on the floor of the Senate about…

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    Book Discussion on The Century

    Mr. Jennings discussed his new book, The Century, published by Doubleday and co-authored by Todd Brewster. The book uses color photography and the stories of ordinary people to…

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    Book Discussion on The Strange Deaths of President Harding

    Professor Ferrell talked about his book, The Strange Deaths of President Harding, published by the University of Missouri Press. Mr. Ferrell discussed the president’s…

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    Book Discussion on Theodore Roosevelt: A Life

    Mr. Miller discussed his biography of President Theodore Roosevelt entitled, Theodore Roosevelt: A Life, published by William Morrow and Company. He spoke on his research into the…

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    Book Discussion on American Culture, American Tastes

    Mr. Kammen will talk about his book American Culture, American Tastes: Social Change and the 20th Century published by Knopf Books. The book examines the evolution of leisure from…

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    Book Discussion on Crazy Rhythm

    Mr. Garment talked about his book, Crazy Rhythm: My Journey from Brooklyn, Jazz, and Wall Street to Nixon’s White House, Watergate and Beyond, published by Times Books. He…

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