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    Book Discussion on What a Party!

    Terry McAuliffe greeted guests and spoke at a January 22 party at the Four Seasons hosted by former President Bill Clinton. Mr. Dunne, Mr. McAuliffe, and President Clinton…

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    Book Discussion on Shalimar the Clown: A Novel

    Salman Rushdie read from his latest novel, Shalimar the Clown: A Novel, published by Random House. Following the reading, Leonard Lopate talked to Mr. Rushdie about his work and…

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    Book Discussion on Downtown: My Manhattan

    Mr. Hamill talked about his book Downtown: My Manhattan, published by Little, Brown. He was interviewed by Leonard Lopate and gave a personal account of Manhattan describing the…

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    Analysis of 9/11 Aftermath Panel

    Panelists talked about the aftermath of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, focusing on African-American perspectives. They discussed the search for meaning, the character of patriotism,…

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    Book Discussion on Dreaming of War: Blood for Oil

    Mr. Vidal talked about his book Dreaming War: Blood for Oil and the Cheney-Bush Junta, published by Nation Book’s Thunder’s Mouth Press. In this collection of essays…

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    New York Is Book Country, 2002

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    Writing History

    Mr. Lopate moderated a discussion on writing among historians and biographers. The discussion included the influence professional backgrounds have on the approach, the difference…

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    Access to Presidential Records

    Historians talked about historical research of American presidents, public records and presidential papers, and the number and availability of documents. They also talked about efforts…

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    A Conversation with John Updike

    Mr. Updike spoke about his career and discussed his various works. Among the topics he addressed were his characters, subject material, and his approach to writing. Following…

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    Responsible Journalism

    Mr. Zuckerman and Mr. Lopate discussed the responsiblity of journalists in today’s society. They focused on the personalization of stories and how tabloid…

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    New York & Company Radio Show

    Mr. Lopate hosted several authors on his daily radio show. Ms. Gee is the author of Limelight; Ms. Buchholz is the author of The Call of Solitude: Alonetime in a World…

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