In Depth with Thomas Fleming

Mr. Fleming was interviewed about his life and writings. He also responded to audience telephone calls, faxes, and electronic… read more

Mr. Fleming was interviewed about his life and writings. He also responded to audience telephone calls, faxes, and electronic mail. 

Mr. Fleming is the author of more than fifty books, including nonfiction, fiction, and books for young readers. His nonfiction books are: Beat the Last Drum: The Siege of Yorktown (1963), The Man from Monticello: An Intimate Life of Thomas Jefferson (1969), The Man Who Dared the Lightning: A New Look at Benjamin Franklin (1971), 1776: Year of Illusions (1975), The First Stroke: Lexington and Concord and the Beginning of the American Revolution (1978), Liberty! The American Revolution" (1997), Duel: Alexander Hamilton, Aaron Burr and the Future of America (1999), The New Dealers' War: F.D.R. and the War within World War II (2001), The Illusion of Victory: The American Experience in World War I (2003), and The Louisiana Purchase (2003).

His books for young readers include: First in Their Hearts: A Biography of George Washington (1968), and Give Me Liberty: Black Valor in the American Revolutionary War (1971).

His novels include: King of the Hill (1966), A Cry of Whiteness (1967), The Officers' Wives (1981), Dreams of Glory (1983), The Spoils of War (1985), Time and Tide (1987), Over There (1992), Loyalties: A Novel of World War II (1994), Remember the Morning (1997), The Wages of Fame (1998), Hours of Gladness (1999), When This Cruel War Is Over (2001), and Conquerors of the Sky (2003).

He has edited several books including: The Secrets of Inchon: The Untold Story of the Most Daring Covert Mission of the Korean War (2002), by Eugene Franklin Clark. close

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Jan 4, 2004
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Dec 31, 2004

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