A War Like No Other Panel
Authors talked about their books on World War II. After their separate presentations they held a joint questioin and answer session… read more
Authors talked about their books on World War II. After their separate presentations they held a joint questioin and answer session for members of the audience.
James Lee McDonough is the author of The Wars of Myron King: A B-17 Pilot Faces WW II and U. S.-Soviet Intrigue (University of Tennessee Press; November 30, 2009). He is the author of numerous books, including War in Kentucky: From Shiloh to Perryville and Chattanooga: Death Grip on the Confederacy. He talked about why he wrote about World War II instead of the Civil War. Eighty-six year-old Myron King was in the audience.
Rosemary Mariner is the co-edior of The Atomic Bomb and American Society: New Perspectives (University of Tennessee Press; March 1, 2009). A naval aviator, she was formerly a professor of military studies at the National War College. She talked about the effect of nuclear weapons on American culture.
“A War Like No Other - World War II Bombers and the Making of the Atomic Bomb” was a program of the Southern Festival of Books which was held Saturday, October 10, 2009, at 1:00 p.m. CT in Room 29 of the Legislative Plaza in Nashville, Tennessee. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
People in this video
- Rosemary B. Mariner Research Fellow University of Tennessee, Knoxville->Center for Study of War and Society
- James Lee McDonough Professor Emeritus Auburn University->History Department
- Tom Post Manager University of Tennessee Press->Publicity
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