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    President Obama Biographers

    Three of President Obama’s biographers discussed his thinking and evolution in presidential power. Topics included his motivations, the 2012 election, and comparisons with…

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    Authors on President Obama

    Author David Maraniss talked about his book, Barack Obama: The Story, a biography of our 44th president. Author Michael Grunwald talked about his book, The New New Deal: The Hidden…

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    Book Discussion on Barack Obama; The Story

    David Maraniss talked about his book, Barack Obama; The Story. He responded to questions from members of the audience. This was an event in the History and Biography Pavilion of the 12th…

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    Democratic National Convention, Day Two Preview

    C-SPAN previewed the key speeches of second night of the Democratic National Convention. The program also included interviews with journalists, convention officials, and…

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    Book Discussion on Assignment to Hell

    Timothy Gay presents a history of American war reportage during World War II. The author followed five journalists as they reported from the front lines of battle, Walter Cronkite…

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    Book Discussion on Barack Obama: The Story

    Author David Maraniss talked about his tenth book, Barack Obama; The Story. For this project, the Washington Post associate editor and Pulitzer Prize-winner traveled across the world…

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    Book Discussion on Rome 1960

    David Maraniss, talked about his book, Rome 1960: The Olympics That Changed the World (Simon and Schuster; July 1, 2008), which recounts the Rome Summer Olympics of 1960. Mr. Maraniss…

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    Obama's Life and Career

    Washington Journal - David Maraniss

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    Q&A with David Maraniss

    David Maraniss talked about his book Rome 1960: The Olympics That Changed the World, published by Simon and Schuster. In the book he looks at the convergence of sports, race, and the…

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    BookExpo Author Interview

    David Maraniss was interviewed about his work. He spoke about the book he is currently writing about the Olympics and social movements and about his research and writing…

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    Book Discussion on Clemente

    David Maraniss was interviewed about his book about baseball player Roberto Clemente, Clemente: The Passion and Grace of Baseball’s Last Hero, published by Simon and Schuster

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    Assessment of the Clinton Presidency

    Historians and biographers participated in the concluding panel of the 11th Hofstra Presidential Conference, “William Jefferson Clinton: The "New Democrat” from Hope." They gave…

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    The Sixties Revisited

    Panelists talked about the 1960s and how the decade is remembered and taught. After their presentations the panelists answered questions from members of the audience. br/…

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