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  • emMadame Fourcades Secret Warem
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    Madame Fourcade's Secret War

    Lynne Olson talked about her book, Madame Fourcade’s Secret War: The Daring Young Woman Who Led France’s Largest Spy Network Against Hitler, in which she recalled the life of Marie-Madeleine…

  • In Depth with Lynne Olson
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    In Depth with Lynne Olson

    Author Lynne Olson talked about her life and career and responded to viewer calls. Ms. Olson is the author of seven books, including Freedom’s Daughters, Those Angry Days, and her most…

  • 75th Anniversary of Pearl Harbor
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    75th Anniversary of Pearl Harbor

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    A special program noting the 75th anniversary of Japan’s bombing of Pearl Harbor; the December 7, 1941 attack that prompted the U.S. entry into World War II. President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s Dec. 8, 1941 address…

  • emThose Angry Daysem
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    Those Angry Days

    Lynne Olson talked about her book, Those Angry Days: Roosevelt, Lindbergh, and America’s Fight Over World War II, 1939-1941, in which she explores the debate over American intervention in…

  • 2013 Gaithersburg Book Festival
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    2013 Gaithersburg Book Festival

    Book TV’s live coverage of the 4th annual Gaithersburg Book Festival from the James Michener Non-Fiction Pavilion on the grounds of City Hall in Gaithersburg, Maryland included: Book Discussion…

  • Franklin Roosevelts Foreign Affairs Advisers
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    Franklin Roosevelt's Foreign Affairs Advisers

    A panel discussion was held on the role and influence of President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s inner circle of advisers on the foreign policy and military decisions in his administration. Topics included lessons…

  • emCitizens of Londonem
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    Citizens of London

    From the 2010 Tucson Festival of Books, Lynne Olson discussed her book, Citizens of London: The Americans Who Stood With Britain In Its Darkest, Finest Hour. The event was moderated by Mort…

  • Global Crisis Points
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    Global Crisis Points

    The panelists talked about historical crises and the decision making processes of leaders in response to them. Patricia Goldstone wrote Aaronsohn’s Maps: The Untold Story of the Man Who…

  • emTroublesome Young Menem
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    Troublesome Young Men

    Lynne Olson talked about her book, Troublesome Young Men. She described the British Parliament in the 1930s and 1940s, focusing on a key group of members that rebelled against the Conservative Party…

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    Freedom's Daughters: The Civil Rights Movement

    Ms. Olson talked about her book Freedom’s Daughters: The Unsung Heroines of the Civil Rights Movement from 1830 to 1970, published by Scribners. The book contains the untold story of the…

  • emTroublesome Young Menem
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    Troublesome Young Men

    Lynne Olson talked about her book, Troublesome Young Men: The Rebels Who Brought Churchill to Power and Helped Save England, published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux. She was interviewed…

  • Black Women in the Civil Rights Movement
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    Black Women in the Civil Rights Movement

    The African American Studies Program held a symposium on black women’s activism in the Civil Rights movement. Dr. Malone imparted her personal reflections about her sister, civil rights activist Vivian Malone…

  • Case Discussion
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    Case Discussion

    Ms. Olson discussed Milkovich v. Lorain (Ohio) Journal, which concerns libel laws and the rights of sports reporters. Ms. Flowe discussed the issues surrounding the case Pension Benefit…