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    In Depth with Allen Guelzo

    Lee: A Life," a biography of the general who commanded the Confederate Army during the Civil War.

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    Historian Walter Isaacson and Ford Foundation President Darren Walker

    Historian Walter Isaacson talked about his biography of Benjamin Franklin and the Ken Burns documentary on Franklin for which he was a senior advisor.

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    The Man Who Ran Washington

    Journalists Peter Baker and Susan Glasser looked at the life and career of former White House Chief of…

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    The Chancellor

    Author and former NPR and ABC News correspondent Kati Marton discussed her biography of Angela Merkel, who served as chancellor of Germany from 2005 to 2021.

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    Lady Editor

    Hudson Institute senior fellow Melanie Kilpatrick talked about her biography of Godey's Lady's Book editor Sarah Josepha Hale, considered one of the most influential women in America during the 19th century.

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    Rabble-Rouser for Peace

    John Allen talked about his book Rabble-Rouser for Peace: The Authorized Biography of Desmond Tutu, published by Free Press.

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    The Dead Are Arising

    Tamara Payne recounted the life of Malcolm X in her Pulitzer Prize-winning biography, The Dead Are Arising.

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    Stranger in the Shogun's City

    Northwestern University History Professor Amy Stanley discussed her biography, Stranger in the Shogun's City, about a Japanese woman's life in Edo (now Toyko) during the 19th century, just prior to the city's encounters with Commodore Matthew Perry and the United States Navy in 1853. The book was a National Book Critics Award winner and a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in Biography.

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    The Crusades of Cesar Chavez

    Miriam Pawel talked about her book, The Crusades of Cesar Chavez: A Biography, in which she chronicles the life and activism of United Farm Workers co-founder and president Cesar Chavez.

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    The Dead Are Arising

    Tamara Payne recounted the life of Malcolm X from her National Book Award-winning biography, The Dead Are Arising.

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    The Woman Behind the New Deal

    This was a 10:00 a.m. program in the History and Biography Pavilion of the 9th annual National Book Festival, held on the National Mall.

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    Catching the Wind

    Neal Gabler offered the first of a two-volume biography of the late Democratic Senator Ted Kennedy of Massachusetts.

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    Author Discussion on Pandemics

    Debora MacKenzie (COVID-19) and Muhammad Zaman (Biography of Resistance) discussed past pandemics and COVID-19.

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    JFK

    Kennedy's life in the first volume of a planned two-part biography of America's 35th President.

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    Abe

    Historian David Reynolds provided a biography of Abraham Lincoln and looked at how societal influences impacted his life. This was a virtual event hosted by the Leon Levy Center for Biography in New York City.

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    The Zealot and the Emancipator

    Brands provided a dual biography of abolitionist John Brown and Abraham Lincoln.

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    Author Discussion on Presidential History

    Historians Harold Holzer, The Presidency vs. the Press, and Ted Widmer, Lincoln on the Verge discussed…

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    Tecumseh and the Prophet

    Historian Peter Cozzens presented a dual-biography of Shawnee leader Tecumseh and his brother, Tenskwatawa, and their role in championing Native lands during American settlement.

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    The Great Quake Debate

    Research seismologist Susan Hough provided a dual biography of geologist Baily Willis and scientist Robert Hill and their debate of whether southern California was partial to earthquakes during western migration in the early 20th century.

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    All the Powers of Earth

    III, 1856-1860, in which he continued his multi-volume political biography of Abraham Lincoln with a focus on the years leading up to Lincoln's presidential victory, 1856-1860.

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