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  • Rick Atkinson Discusses emThe British Are Comingem
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    Open Phones with Rick Atkinson

    Pulitzer Prize-winning author Rick Atkinson provided a history of the Revolutionary War. He discussed his book and took viewer phone calls from the 19th annual National Book Festival in…

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  • emThe British Are Comingem
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    The British Are Coming

    Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Rick Atkinson talked about his book, The British Are Coming: The War for America, Lexington to Princeton, 1775-1777, in which he provided a history of the…

    1,224 views
  • DDay Legacy
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    D-Day Legacy

    Pulitzer prize winner and historian Rick Atkinson discussed the significance and legacy of the events on D-Day that ultimately liberated Nazi-occupied France. He is the author of The Guns at Last…

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  • Discussion on DDay
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    Discussion on D-Day

    Historians Antony Beevor, Rick Atkinson, Douglas Brinkley, and Susan Eisenhower discussed D-Day at the Rancho Mirage Writers Festival in California.

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  • Rick Atkinson on the US Army in World War II
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    Rick Atkinson on the U.S. Army in World War II

    Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Rick Atkinson recalled the U.S. Army’s actions during World War II. He spoke at the Rancho Mirage Writers Festival in California.

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  • Battles of Hurtgen Forest and Peleliu
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    Battles of Hurtgen Forest and Peleliu

    Historians Rick Atkinson and Richard Frank talked about two World War II battles -  Hurtgen Forest and Peleliu, which both resulted in high American casualties. They talked about whether…

    678 views
  • Tom Brokaw on the Legacy of the Greatest Generation
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    Tom Brokaw on the Legacy of the Greatest Generation

    Tom Brokaw talked about some of the important ideas produced by members of the “Greatest Generation,” a term he coined and the title of his bestselling book. Mr. Brokaw argued that because members of…

    1,440 views
  • Discussion on Teaching World War II in Schools
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    Teaching World War II in Schools

    David Kennedy and Rick Atkinson talked about how World War II shaped the world to come. Following their keynote addresses, panelists talked about the value and importance of teaching World…

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  • Rick Atkinson on emThe Guns at Last Lightem
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    The Guns at Last Light

    Rick Atkinson talked about his book, The Guns at Last Light: The War in Western Europe 1944-1945, the final book in his Liberation Trilogy about the Allied triumph in Europe during World…

    1,071 views
  • World War II in Sicily and Italy
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    World War II in Sicily and Italy

    Rick Atkinson talked about the significance the invasion of Sicily and the Italian campaign had on the eventual liberation of Europe during World War II. Mr. Atkinson detailed what lead up to the…

    1,746 views
  • Inaugural GuggenheimLehrman Prize in Military History
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    Inaugural Guggenheim-Lehrman Prize in Military History

    The inaugural Guggenheim-Lehrman Prize in Military History, worth $50,000, was awarded on March 17, 2014, in New York City. Finalists for the prize read selections from their books prior to the…

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  • Open Phones with Rick Atkinson
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    Open Phones with Rick Atkinson

    Rick Atkinson talked about his book, The Guns at Last Light: The War in Western Europe 1944-1945, and responded to viewer telephone calls and electronic communications. He was interviewed…

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  • In Depth with Rick Atkinson
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    In Depth with Rick Atkinson

    Rick Atkinson, a Pulitzer Prize- and Polk Award-winning journalist, talked about his life and career. Topics included the liberation of Europe in World War II, the Iraq War, and the Persian…

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  • Military Veterans on Diversity
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    Military Veterans on Diversity

    A panel of veterans shares personal accounts of their military service. Norman Mineta, a Japanese American, was a child when he was sent to an internment camp during World War II and later served…

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  • 2010 Pritzker Military Library Literature Award
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    2010 Pritzker Military Library Literature Award

    Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Rick Atkinson was honored by the Pritzker Military Library with their Lifetime Achievement Award in Military Writing. Mr. Atkinson discussed his writing career with Ed Tracy,…

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  • emThe Boys Crusadeem
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    The Boys' Crusade

    Mr. Fussell is interviewed about his book, The Boys' Crusade: The American Infantryman in Northwestern Europe, 1944-1945, published by Modern Library. Mr. Fussell and Mr. Atkinson discussed…

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  • The US Army in World War II
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    The U.S. Army in World War II

    Rick Atkinson talked about the U.S. Army during World War II. Topics included changes in perceptions of the war and acknowledging realities rather than mythologies while still remembering and honoring the…

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  • emThe Day of Battleem
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    The Day of Battle

    Rick Atkinson talked about the invasion of Sicily and mainland Italy from 1943-1944 by the American military. He focused on the personal history of the soldiers and the challenges and triumphs of…

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  • emAn Army at Dawnem
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    An Army at Dawn

    Rick Atkinson talked about his book, An Army at Dawn: The War in Africa, 1942-1943, Volume One of the Liberation Trilogy. It’s a close look at the American and British fighting forces and…

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  • After Words with Rick Atkinson
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    After Words with Rick Atkinson

    Rick Atkinson talked about his book The Day of Battle: The War in Sicily and Italy, 1943 to 1944, published by Henry Holt and Company. The book is Volume Two of the Liberation Trilogy about World War II. In…

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