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.

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Nashville, Tennessee, United States
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Nov 28, 2009

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  • Nov 28, 2009 | 2:01pm EST | C-SPAN 2
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