Book Discussion on The Venus Fixers

Ilaria Dagnini Brey talked about her book The Venus Fixers: The Remarkable Story of the Allied Soldiers Who Saved Italy’s Art During… read more

Ilaria Dagnini Brey talked about her book The Venus Fixers: The Remarkable Story of the Allied Soldiers Who Saved Italy’s Art During World War II (Farrar, Straus and Giroux; August 4, 2009). The group of Allied soldiers nicknamed the “Venus Fixers,” believed that saving Italy’s culture from bombing, looting, and careless soldiers was an essential component of the war effort. They rescued masterpieces among the ruins of Naples and Florence.

She was interviewed at the 32nd Annual National Press Club Book Fair and Authors' Night, a fundraiser for the Eric Friedheim National Journalism Library held Tuesday, November 17, 2009 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Book Discussion on The Venus Fixers

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Program ID:
290130-7
Category:
Interview
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Interview
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Nov 22, 2009
Last Aired:
Apr 5, 2010

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  • Nov 22, 2009 | 9:56am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 22, 2009 | 11:57am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 22, 2009 | 6:29pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 28, 2009 | 12:22am EST | C-SPAN 2
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  • Apr 03, 2010 | 9:52pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 05, 2010 | 4:55am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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