Q&A with Michael Hill

Michael Hill talked about his book Elihu Washburne: The Diary and Letters of America’s Minister to France During the Siege and… read more

Michael Hill talked about his book Elihu Washburne: The Diary and Letters of America’s Minister to France During the Siege and Commune of Paris. The private diary entries and correspondence of Elihu Washburne, the American ambassador to France, provide a window into life in 19th century France during the Siege of Paris in the Franco-Prussian War, as well as the Paris Commune that followed. Mr. Hill also reflected on his early career in politics and the transition he made into independent research. He talked about the 20-year partnership he developed with author David McCullough and the various books he has researched for him. He detailed the research he did for a wide variety of other authors including Evan Thomas, Nathaniel Philbrick, Jon Meacham, Michael Korda, and Dorie McCullough Lawson. He reacted to video clips of some of these authors and to a 1987 interview he did about his previous book, with Bill Hogan, Will the Gentleman Yield?. close

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

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Q&A with Michael Hill

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Dec 2, 2012
Last Aired:
Jan 28, 2013

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  • Dec 02, 2012 | 8:00pm EST | C-SPAN RADIO
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