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  • Author Discussion on Civic Engagement
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    Author Discussion on Civic Engagement

    Burton: From Prison to Recovery to Leading the Fight For Incarcerated Women; Scott Martelle, Detroit: A Biography; Ashley Farmer, Remaking Black Power: How Black Women Transformed an Era; and Nadine Strossen, Hate: Why We Should Resist It with Free Speech, Not Censorship.

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  • emLafayette in the Somewhat United Statesem
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    Lafayette in the Somewhat United States

    She spoke on the History and Biography Stage at the 16th annual National Book Festival, held at the Walter E.

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  • Former FBI Director James Comey Discusses Memoir
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    A Higher Loyalty

    James Comey discussed his biography, particularly the issues he faced as director of the FBI.

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  • Author Discussion on Biography
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    Author Discussion on Biography

    A discussion on biography from the 23rd annual Los Angeles Times Festival of Books that featured Jonathan Eig, Ali: A Life; John Farrell, Richard Nixon: A Life; Andrea Barnet, Visionary Women: How Rachel Carson, Jane Jacobs, Jane Goodall, and Alice Waters Changed Our World; and Adam Federman, Fasting and Feasting: The Life of Visionary Food Writer Patience Gray.

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  • emMost Blessed of the Patriarchsem
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    Most Blessed of the Patriarchs

    They spoke on the History and Biography Stage at the 16th annual National Book Festival, held at the Walter E.

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  • emThe Gamblerem
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    The Gambler

    William Rempel talked about his biography of Armenian-American business tycoon and movie industry mogul, Kirk Kerkorian.

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  • 2018 PEN America Literary Awards
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    2018 PEN America Literary Awards

    The PEN America Literary Awards, given annually since 1963, recognizes books in a range of categories; from biography and science writing to essays and poetry.

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  • 2018 National Book Critics Circle Awards
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    2018 National Book Critics Circle Awards

    Presentation of the 2018 National Book Critics Circle Awards chosen by nearly 1,000 critics, authors,…

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  • emStephen Hawkingem
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    Stephen Hawking

    Kitty Ferguson talked about physicist Stephen Hawking's life and work and the process of writing his biography.

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  • emGeorge Kennan A Study of Characterem
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    George Kennan: A Study of Character

    John Lukacs talked about his biography, George Kennan: A Study of Character, published by Yale University Press.

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  • emThe Second Amendmentem
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    The Second Amendment

    Michael Waldman talked about his book, The Second Amendment: A Biography, in which he examines the history of the Second Amendment, which protects the right of individuals to keep and bear arms.

    1,683 views
  • 2017 Biographers International Organization Editorial Excellence Award
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    2017 Biographers International Organization Editorial Excellence Award

    Robert Weil, editor-in-chief and publishing director of Liveright, received the 4th annual editorial…

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    Stalin

    Professor Stephen Kotkin continued his multi-volume biography of Joseph Stalin, with a focus on Stalin's leadership of the Soviet Union in the years leading up to World War II.

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  • Richard Aldous Discusses Arthur Schlesinger Biography
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    Richard Aldous Discusses Arthur Schlesinger Biography

    Schlesinger

    Professor Richard Aldous talked about his book Schlesinger, in which he recounts the life of Arthur Schlesinger, historian and special assistant to President John F. Kennedy. Mr. Aldous spoke with…

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  • emJohn T Woodruff of Springfield Missouri in the Ozarksem
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    John T. Woodruff of Springfield, Missouri, in the Ozarks

    Woodruff of Springfield, Missouri, in the Ozarks: An Encyclopedic Biography, in which he examines the accomplishments and impact of John T.

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  • Chris Matthews Discusses New Biography emBobby Kennedyem
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    Open Phones with Chris Matthews

    Chris Matthews talked about his book about the life of Bobby Kennedy and responded to viewer questions and comments about his book. He spoke at the 2017 Miami Book Fair

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  • Walter Isaacson Discusses New Biography emLeonardo da Vinciem
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    Leonardo da Vinci

    Walter Isaacson talked about his book Leonardo da Vinci, in which he examines the life of the Italian renaissance man. He spoke at the 2017 Miami Book Fair.

    1,821 views
  • Chris Matthews Discusses New Biography emBobby Kennedyem
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    Bobby Kennedy

    Chris Matthews talked about his book Bobby Kennedy, in which he recounts the life of the former senator and presidential candidate. He spoke at the 2017 Miami Book Fair.

    1,865 views
  • emWresting With His Angelem
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    Wresting With His Angel

    Sidney Blumenthal talked about the second volume of his political biography of Abraham Lincoln, Wrestling With His Angel: The Political Life of Abraham Lincoln Vol.

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  • emJohn William McCormackem
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    John William McCormack

    Garrison Nelson talked about his book John William McCormack: A Political Biography, in which he recalls the life of John William McCormack, who served in the House of Representatives for forty-two years (1928-1971) and as Speaker of the House from 1962-1971.

    315 views
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