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    Death in the White House

    Panelists talked about Presidents Franklin Pierce, Calvin Coolidge, Abraham Lincoln and John Kennedy, who all lost sons during their time in office. This panel was part of the event…

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    Open Phones with David Nasaw

    David Nasaw talked about his book, The Patriarch: The Remarkable Life and Turbulent Times of Joseph P. Kennedy, and responded to viewer telephone calls and electronic…

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    Book Discussion on The Patriarch

    David Nasaw talked about his book, The Patriarch: The Remarkable Life and Turbulent Times of Joseph P. Kennedy, in which he recounts the life of Joseph P. Kennedy, patriarch of the…

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    Book Discussion on The Patriarch

    Author David Nasaw talks about his book, The Patriarch: The Remarkable Life and Turbulent Times of Joseph P. Kennedy, in which he recounts the life of Joseph P. Kennedy, patriarch of the…

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    Figures in American History

    Author David Nasaw talked about his book The Patriarch: The Remarkable Life and Turbulent Times of Joseph P. Kennedy, in which he chronicled Mr. Kennedy’s life. Author Les…

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    Book Discussion on Journals: 1952-2000

    A panel of former friends and colleagues of the historian Arthur Schlesinger, Jr., remembered the public historian as teacher, mentor, and friend. They discussed his book Journals:…

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    Remembering Anna Politkovskaya

    A tribute was held for Russian journalist and author Anna Politkovskaya who was murdered on October 7, 2006 in the elevator of her apartment building. A special correspondent for…

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    Book Discussion on Andrew Carnegie

    David Nasaw talked about his biography, Andrew Carnegie, published by Penguin Press. In his book Professor Nasaw, using new material, explained how Andrew Carnegie rose from poverty to…

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    Book Discussion on A Race Against Death: Peter Bergson

    Authors David Wyman and Rafael Medoff discussed their book A Race Against Death: Peter Bergson, America and the Holocaust, published by The New Press. Through a 12-hour interview with…

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    Book Discussion on The Chief: The Life of William Randolph Hearst

    As part of the June Sunday series on media leaders, Mr. Nasaw talked about his biography, The Chief: The Life of William Randolph Hearst. He responded to audience telephone calls,…

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    J. Anthony Lukas Awards

    The annual J. Anthony Lukas Book Prizes for narrative nonfiction were presented. The winners then participated in a panel discussion on journalism and morality. Participants were…

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    Bancroft Prize in American History and Diplomacy

    The 2001 Bancroft Prizes were awarded for books of exceptional merit and distinction in the fields of American history and biography published in 2000. The recipients, who made acceptance…

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    National Book Critics Circle Book Awards Readings

    Finalists for the National Book Critics Circle Book Awards for books published in 2000 read from their works.

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    Famous American Moguls

    Ms. Strouse and Mr. Nasaw discussed their biographies of two important and influential figures in American history. Ms. Strouse is the author of a book on banker J.…

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    Historian as Public Intellectual

    Panelists discussed historians' role in public debates over historical and political issues during a portion of a conference in honor of historian Arthur Schlesinger, Jr. The panelists…

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