John W. Dower
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John W. Dower

John W. Dower is an American author and historian. His 1999 book 'Embracing Defeat: Japan in the Wake of World War II' won the U.S. National Book Award for Nonfiction, the Pulitzer Prize for General Nonfiction, Wikipedia*

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John W. Dower has nine videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1991 Forum as a Professor for the History of the University of California, San Diego. The year with the most videos was 1999 with three videos as a Professor for the History of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2010 with an average of 654 views per program. Most appearances with Richard Samuels (2), Kimberly Willis Holt (2), Ai (2). Most common tags: World War II, Japan.

Appearances by Title:c. June 1, 2010 - Present Professor Emeritus, History, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Videos: 2 c. January 1, 1999 - Present Professor, History, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Videos: 6 c. April 29, 1991 - Present Professor, History, University of California, San Diego Videos: 1

Recent Appearances

  • <em>Cultures of War</em>

    Cultures of War

    John Dower talked about his book Cultures of War: Pearl Harbor, Hiroshima, 9-11, Iraq, which was a finalist for the 2010…

  • After Words with John Dower

    After Words with John Dower

    Mr. Dower examines the institutional behaviors and individual beliefs that contributed to four major war events: the attack…

  • J. Anthony Lukas Prize

    J. Anthony Lukas Prize

    Winners of the 2000 Lukas Prize discussed the craft of writing narrative non-fiction and how they approached the research…

  • 2000 Bancroft Prize

    2000 Bancroft Prize

    Faculty of Columbia University presented the 2000 Bancroft Prize to this years recipients. The winners gave brief…

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